Recently a double 120 seconds freeze cryoballoon (CB) pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) protocol proved to be non inferior to a double 240 seconds freeze protocol in terms of atrial fibrillation recurrences. We hypothesized that this approach could also result in an increased procedure safety.
Increased procedural safety of cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation with a double 120 seconds freeze protocol. Bianchini L, Bordignon S, Chen S, Zanchi S, Tohoku S, Bologna F, Tondo C, Schmidt B, Chun KRJ. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2021 Jun 21. doi: 10.1111/pace.1429