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Commentary to: ‘Comparing Mid-Term Outcomes of Cox-Maze Procedure and Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation After Concomitant Mitral Valve Surgery: A Systematic Review’
  • Marco Moscarelli,
  • Khalil Fattouch
Marco Moscarelli
GVM Care and Research
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Khalil Fattouch
GVM Care and Research
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Abstract

There are no solid evidence from literature that compare Cox-Maze with pulmonary vein isolation technique for atrial fibrillation in the context of concomitant mitral valve surgery. While the first is perhaps more effective and linked to higher freedom form atrial fibrillation, it is more invasive compared to the pulmonary isolation.
15 Aug 2022Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
17 Aug 2022Assigned to Editor
17 Aug 2022Submission Checks Completed
17 Aug 2022Editorial Decision: Accept
30 Aug 2022Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 10.1111/jocs.16886