Pulmonary veins isolation (PVI) by cryoballoon (CB) ablation is marginally represented in clinical studies in obese patients. The aim of this analysis was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of CB-PVI in a large cohort of overweight and obese patients from the 1STOP project.
Malaspina D, Brasca F, Iacopino S, Arena G, Molon G, Pieragnoli P, Tondo C, Manfrin M, Rovaris G, Verlato R, Russo AD, Startari U, Sgarito G, Perego GB. Cryoablation for pulmonary veins isolation in obese patients with atrial fibrillation compared to non-obese patients. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2020 Dec 28. doi: 10.1111/pace.14149