Dr Pavel Osmančik (Senior Physician, Department of Arrhythmology, University Hospital Královské Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic) spoke with us at Heart Rhythm 2019 about the Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation – Prospective Randomized Study (PRAGUE-12). This examined the five-year outcomes in cardiac surgery for patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing concomitant surgical ablation versus no ablation.
Filmed at Heart Rhythm 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Speaker’s Disclosures: Pavel Osmančik has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
1. The Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation – Prospective Randomized Study (PRAGUE-12) examined the impact of the addition of concomitant surgical ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation who were referred for cardiac surgery. What were the initial findings? (0:08)
2. What new evidence has been provided by the recent long-term follow up evaluations? (2:06)
3. What are the current unmet needs in cardiac surgery patients with atrial fibrillation? (2:39)
touchCARDIO.com is an independent information resource supporting physicians, clinicians and leading industry professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness and productivity, via free-to-access content in multimedia formats.
Share this Video
Related Videos In Atrial Fibrillation
Ole De Backer, TCT 2022: FEops HEARTguide™ Computational Modelling for left atrial appendage (LAA) closure, the PREDICT LAA trial
The PREDICT LAA trial aimed to examine whether cardiac computed tomography- based FEops HEARTguide™ computational modelling would benefit clinical outcomes when planning for left atrial appendage (LAA) closure. In this touchCARDIO interview, we speak with Dr Ole De Backer (Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark) to discuss the PREDICT LAA trial and the next steps. […]
Ole De Backer, TCT 2022: The use of cardiac computed tomography-based patient-specific computational simulations in left atrial appendage (LAA) closure
When performing percutaneous left atrial appendage (LAA) closure, challenges arise that impact clinical outcomes and cardiac computed tomography (CCT)- based patient-specific computational simulations provide device-host interactions. In this touchCARDIO interview, we speak with Dr Ole De Backer (Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark) to discuss these challenges and the use of cardiac computed tomography (CCT)- […]
Hugh Calkins: What can we look forward to at the Heart Rhythm Congress 2022
Prof Hugh Calkins (The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md, USA) explains how the Arrhythmia Alliance has been instrumental in empowering patients to become advocates for themselves, ask more questions and increase their knowledge. The Heart Rhythm Congress 2022 is back in person and a unique chance to bring patients and healthcare professionals […]
Journal articles and more to your inbox
Get the latest clinical insights from touchCARDIOSign me up!