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Claudio Tondo, EHRA 2019 – Emerging Balloon Technologies and New Approaches in Atrial Fibrillation

Published Online: April 1st 2019

Editorial board member Professor Claudio Tondo (Professor of Cardiology, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, University of Milan, Milan, Italy) joins us at the annual European Heart Rhythm 2019 congress in Lisbon to discuss one of the latest emerging approaches to managing atrial fibrillation, balloon-based interventions. 


Filmed at EHRA 2019, Lisbon. 


Speaker’s Disclosures: Professor Claudio Tondo has no conflicts of interest related to this video. 



  1. There are emerging approaches to managing atrial fibrillation – can you explain the various balloon technologies? (0:14)
  2. Which patients are most suited to balloon-based interventions and how these can benefit patients? (1:10)
  3. Convergent procedure is another new approach to atrial fibrillation ablation – can you describe this process? (1:50)
  4. How can a convergent procedure help overcome existing shortcomings and benefit patients? (2:42)
  5. Please tell us your hopes for this year’s EHRA congress? (4:01)


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