2012 HRS/EHRA/ECAS expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation: Recommendations for patient selection, procedural techniques, patient management and follow-up, definitions, endpoints, and research trial design

Hugh Calkins, Karl Heinz Kuck, Riccardo Cappato, Josep Brugada, A. John Camm, Shih Ann Chen, Harry J.G. Crijns, Ralph J. Damiano, D. Wyn Davies, John DiMarco, James Edgerton, Kenneth Ellenbogen, Michael D. Ezekowitz, David E. Haines, Michel Haissaguerre, Gerhard Hindricks, Yoshito Iesaka, Warren Jackman, Jose Jalife, Pierre JaisJonathan Kalman, David Keane, Young Hoon Kim, Paulus Kirchhof, George Klein, Hans Kottkamp, Koichiro Kumagai, Bruce D. Lindsay, Moussa Mansour, Francis E. Marchlinski, Patrick M. McCarthy, J. Lluis Mont, Fred Morady, Koonlawee Nademanee, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Andrea Natale, Stanley Nattel, Douglas L. Packer, Carlo Pappone, Eric Prystowsky, Antonio Raviele, Vivek Reddy, Jeremy N. Ruskin, Richard J. Shemin, Hsuan Ming Tsao, David Wilber, Niv Ad, Jennifer Cummings, A. Mark Gillinov, Hein Heidbuchel, Craig January, Gregory Lip, Steven Markowitz, Mohan Nair, I. Eli Ovsyshcher, Hui Nam Pak, Takeshi Tsuchiya, Dipen Shah, Teo Wee Siong, Panos E. Vardas

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1185 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)528-606
Number of pages79
JournalEuropace
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Apr

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Author relationships with industry and other entities Writing group Employment Consultant/advisory board Speakers' bureau/honoraria Research grant Fellowship support Board Mbs/stock options/partner Others Josep Brugada Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, SPAIN St. Jude Medical (b) Biotronik (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) Sorin (b) None St. Jude Medical (b) Biotronik (b) Sorin (b) Boston Scientific (b) Medtronic (b) None None None Hugh Calkins John Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA Medtronic (c) Biosense Webster (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) Toray Medical (b) Atricure (c) None Medtronic (d) Boston Scientific (d) St. Jude Medical (d) Biosense Webster (d) iRhythm None A. John Camm St. George's University of London, London, UNITED KINGDOM Sanofi-Aventis (e) Merck (c) Boehringer-Ingelheim (c) Bayer (b) Daiichi Sankyo (b) BMS (b) Servier (c) Novartis (c) Johnson & Johnson (c) Medtronic (b) Boston Scientific (b) None Sanofi-Aventis (e) Daiichi Sankyo (f) BMS (e) Pfizer (e) Servier (e) Johnson & Johnson (e) None None None Riccardo Cappato Arrhythmia and EP Center, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, ITALY Boston Scientific (c) Biosense Webster (c) Sorin Group (c) Bard (c) St. Jude Medical (c) Boston Scientific (c) Biosense Webster (c) Sorin Group (c) St. Jude Medical (c) Boston Scientific (c) Biosense Webster (c) Sorin Group (c) Bard (c) St. Jude Medical (c) Boston Scientific (c) Biosense Webster (c) Sorin Group (c) St. Jude Medical (c) None None Shih-Ann Chen Taipei Veterans General Hospital, TAIWAN St. Jude Medical (b) Medtronic (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) Boehringer-Ingelheim (b) None St. Jude Medical (e) None None None Harry J.G. Crijns University Hospital Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS Merck (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) Boehringer-Ingelheim (b) Merck (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) Boehringer Ingelheim (b) Merck (f) Sanofi-Aventis (e) Boehringer Ingelheim (f) Boston Scientific (f) H None None D. Wyn Davies Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, UNITED KIMGDOM Medtronic (b) None None None None None Ralph Damiano Washington University School of Medicine, Missouri, USA Atricure (d) Medtronic (b) None Atricure (c) Medtronic (e) Edwards Lifesciences (d) None None John DiMarco University of Virginia Health System, Virginia, USA Medtronic (c) Novartis (d) Sequel (b) Boston Scientific (b) St. Jude (c) None None None None None James Edgerton The Heart Hospital, Baylor, Plano, Texas, USA and Cardiopulmonary Research, Science, and Technology Institute, Texas, USA Atricure (e) Medtronic (b) Atricure (d) Medtronic (b) Atricure (c) None None None Kenneth Ellenbogen Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia, USA Medtronic (b) Boston Scientific (b) Cardionet (b) Biotronik (b) St. Jude Medical (b) Medtronic (b) Boston Scientific (b) Medtronic (d) Boston Scientific (d) St. Jude Medical (b) Biosense Webster (d) Medtronic (d) Boston Scientific (d) Biosense Webster (d) None None Michael Ezekowitz Jefferson Medical College, Pennsylvania, USA Medtronic (b) Eisai (b) Merck (b) Johnson and Johnson (b) Gilead (b) Janssen Scientific Affairs (b) Astra Zeneca (b) Boehringer Ingelheim (d) ARYx Therapeutics (c) Pfizer (c) Sanofi (c) Bristol Myers Squibb (c) Portola (c) Diachii Sanko (c) Boehringer Ingelheim (d) None None None None David Haines William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, USA None None St. Jude Medical (b) Medtronic (b) Toray Medical (b) None nContact Surgical, Inc. (b) None Michel Haissaguerre Université De Bordeaux, Hôpital Cardiologique, FRANCE Biosense Webster (b) CardioInsight Technologies (b) None None None None None Gerhard Hindricks University of Leipzig, Leipzig, GERMANY Biosense Webster (b) Biotronik (b) St. Jude Medical (b) Siemens (b) None Biosense Webster (c) Biotronik (d) St. Jude Medical (f) None None None Yoshito Iesaka Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, JAPAN None None None None None None Warren M. Jackman University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma, USA Biosense Webster (c) Endosense (c) CyberHeart (b) CardioFocus (b) Biosense Webster (c) St. Jude Medical (b) Boston Scientific (b) Biotronik (b) None None ACT (c) VytronUS (c) Rhythmia Medical (c) None Pierre Jais Université De Bordeaux, Hôpital Cardiologique, FRANCE Biosense Webster (b) St. Jude Medical (b) Bard (b) None None St. Jude Medical (c) None None Jose Jalife University of Michigan, Michigan, USA Topera (c) None None None None None Jonathan Kalman Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA None None Medtronic (e) St. Jude Medical (d) Medtronic (e) None None David Keane St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, IRELAND Sanofi-Aventis (b) Bard (b) None None None None None Young-Hoon Kim Korea University Medical Center, Seoul, KOREA St. Jude Medical (d) Bayer AG (b) None St. Jude Medical (d) None None None Paulus Kirchhof University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM 3M Medica (b) MEDA Pharma (b) AstraZeneca (b) Bayer Healthcare (b) Boehringer Ingelheim (b) Daicchi-Sankyo (b) Medtronic (b) Merck (b) MSD (b) Otsuka Pharma (b) Pfizer/BMS (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) Servier (b) Siemens (b) TAKEDA (b) None 3M Medica/MEDA Pharma (d) Cardiovascular Therapeutics (d) Medtronic (d) OMRON (d) Sanofi-Aventis (d) St. Jude Medical (d) BMBF (d) Fondation Leducq (d) German Research Foundation (d) DFG (d) European Union (d) None None None George Klein University Hospital, London, CANADA Biotronik (c) St. Jude Medical (b) Bard (b) Medtronic (d) Boston Scientific (b) None None None None None Hans Kottkamp Clinic Hirslanden Zurich, SWITZERLAND Biosense Webster (b) St. Jude Medical (b) None None None None None Karl Heinz Kuck Allgemeines Krankenhaus St. Georg, Hamburg, GERMANY St. Jude Medical (b) Stereotaxis (b) Edwards Lifesciences (b) None Biosense Webster (b) CryoCath Technologies, Inc. (b) Stereotaxis (b) Medtronic (b) St. Jude Medical (b) Cordis Webster–Johnson & Johnson (b) Edwards Lifesciences (b) None None None Koichiro Kumagai Fukuoka Sanno Hospital, JAPAN None None None None None None Bruce Lindsay Washington University School of Medicine, Missouri, USA Medtronic (b) Boston Scientific (b) CardioInsight (b) Biosense Webster (b) None None Medtronic (d) St. Jude Medical (d) Biosense Webster (d) Boston Scientific (d) None None Moussa Mansour Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts, USA Biosense Webster (b) St. Jude Medical (b) Medtronic (b) None Biosense Webster (d) St. Jude Medical (d) Rhythmia (d) MC10 (c) Voyage Medical (c) None None None Francis Marchlinski Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA Biosense Webster (b) Biotronik (b) Boston Scientific (b) Cardiofocus (b) Medtronic (b) St. Jude Medical (b) None Biosense Webster (b) St. Jude Medical (b) Biosense Webster (b) Biotronik (b) Medtronic (b) St. Jude Medical (b) None None Patrick McCarthy Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Illinois, USA None None None None None Atricure (b) J. Lluis Mont Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, SPAIN St. Jude Medical (b) Boston Scientific (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) Sorin Group (b) Biosense Webster (b) Medtronic (b) Menarini (b) None St. Jude Medical (d) Boston Scientific (d) Sanofi-Aventis (d) Biosense Webster (d) Medtronic (d) St. Jude Medical (c) Boston Scientific (c) None None Fred Morady University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Medtronic (c) St. Jude (b) Biotronik (b) Boston Scientific (b) None None Medtronic (c) None Koonlawee Nademanee Pacific Rim EP Research Institute Center, California, USA Biosense Webster (a) None Biosense Webster (a) None None Biosense Webster (a) Hiroshi Nakagawa University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma, USA Biosense Webster (e) Stereotaxis (c) Rhythmia Medical (c) Endosense SA (c) None Biosense Webster (e) St. Jude Medical (d) Stereotaxis (d) Rhythmia Medical (d) Endosense SA (d) None None None Andrea Natale St. David's Medical Center, Texas, USA Boston Scientific (b) Biosense Webster (c) Life Watch (b) Medtronic (b) Biotronik (b) None None None None None Stanley Nattel Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, CANADA Merck (b) Pierre Fabre (b) Xention (b) Boehringer-Ingelheim (b) Pfizer (b) St. Jude (b) AstraZeneca (f) None None None Douglas Packer Mayo Foundation, Minnesota, USA None None NIH (f) Medtronic (f) Thermedical (d) EpiEP (c) St. Jude Medical (f) Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomic/University of Minnesota (f) Biosense Webster (f) None None Blackwell Publishing (royalty) (b) St. Jude Medical (royalty) (e) Carlo Pappone Maria Cecilia Hospital, Cotignola, ITALY St. Jude Medical (d) None Biotronik (e) None None None Erik Prystowsky The Care Group, LLC, Indiana, USA Medtronic (f) Stereotaxis (d) Bard (c) Boehringer-Ingelheim (c) Sanofi-Aventis (c) None None Medtronic (d) Boston Scientific (d) St. Jude (d) Topera (f) CardioNet (f) Stereotaxis (c) None Antonio Raviele Umberto I Hospital, Venice, ITALY Sanofi-Aventis (c) Boehringer-Ingelheim (b) St. Jude Medical (b) Biosense Webster (b) None None None None None Vivek Reddy Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA None None St. Jude Medical (b) Biosense Webster (b) Endosense (b) Medtronic (b) CardioFocus (b) Atritech (b) Phillips (b) Voyage Medical (b) SentreHeart (b) None St. Jude Medical (b) Biosense Webster (b) Endosense (b) None Jeremy Ruskin Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Biosense Webster (b) Portola (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) CardioInsight (b) GE Healthcare (b) Med-IQ None None None Pfizer (b) Portola (b) None Richard Shemin David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, California, USA None None None None None None Hsuan-Ming Tsao National Yang Ming University Hospital, TAIWAN None None None None None None David Wilber Loyola University Medical Center, Illinois, USA Medtronic (b) CardioInsight (b) Biotronik (b) Guidant (b) St. Jude (b) Biosense Webster (b) Sanofi-Aventis (b) None None Biosense Webster (d) St. Jude (d) Medtronic (d) None None

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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