Tag: cryoballoon

Medtronic's Arctic Front Advance cryoballoon

Study shows improved quality of life and reduced symptoms in patients...

New findings from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF clinical trial demonstrate improved quality of life, reduced symptoms from abnormal heart rhythms, and low incidence of reinterventions...
Medtronic's Arctic Front Advance cryoballoon

First patients enrolled in Medtronic’s STOP AF First cryoballoon clinical trial

The first participants have been enrolled in Medtronic’s STOP AF First clinical trial. The trial will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of performing pulmonary...

AF ablation associated with phrenic nerve injury: Is this complication now...

Phrenic nerve injury is a well-established complication of all types of atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation and is most common with balloon-based approaches, writes Hugh...

Cryoballoon ablation demonstrates lower healthcare system costs compared to radiofrequency ablation

Analyses from the FIRE AND ICE trial has shown lower costs with cryoballoon catheter ablation compared to radiofrequency ablation—related to trial period—as a result...