Browsing by Author "Oztekin, Seher Deniz"
Left versus bi-atrial intraoperative saline-irrigated radiofrequency modified maze procedure for atrial fibrillation Authors:Güden, Mustafa; Akpınar, Belhhan; Çaynak, Barış; Türkoǧlu, Çavlan; Özyedek, Zeki; Sanisoğlu, İlhan; Saǧbaş, Ertan; Aytekin, Saide; Oztekin, Seher Deniz
Publisher and Date:(2003)Background: This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the saline-irrigated radiofrequency modified maze operation for the treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) and compare the results of the left and bi-atrial procedures. Material and method: During a period of two years 105 patients with chronic AF having concomitant cardiac surgery underwent the procedure. Patients underwent either a bi-atrial (n = 48) or left atrial (n = 57) maze procedure. The first twenty patients ...