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)
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