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Challenges Associated with Interpreting Mechanisms of AF

… Studies report different mechanisms for AF, ranging from hierarchical drivers to anarchical multiple activation wavelets. … mechanisms, including anatomical and functional re-entry, hierarchical drivers and anarchical multiple wavelets. They …

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Drivers of Atrial Fibrillation: Theoretical Considerations and Practical Concerns

… Metrics Article Text Figures & Tables References Article Drivers of Atrial Fibrillation: Theoretical Considerations … ablation. In this review, we look at some of the proposed drivers of AF, the disagreement between experts and the … core due to functional block, could be potential drivers of AF. 4 This model was based on a meandering central …

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Body Surface Mapping to Guide Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

… substrate in the form of multiple wavelets and reentrant drivers. Prior knowledge of the main AF-driving regions has … sequence on the surface electrogram during AF, these drivers are practically difficult to detect with conventional … intrinsic deflectionbased (dV/dT)max method. The AF drivers can be classified into two categories: (i) focal …

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Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Drivers

… Tables References Article Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Drivers Tina Baykaner , Junaid Zaman , Paul J Wang , Sanjiv M … evolving technologies for PVI. Ablation of localised AF drivers, which lie outside the pulmonary veins in many … shown to improve success by many groups. Such localised drivers lie in atrial regions shown mechanistically to …

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Role of Rotors in the Ablative Therapy of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

… disordered wavelets, showing instead that localised drivers (rotors) may drive disorder via a process known as … disorganisation is actually sustained by localised AF drivers (rotors or focal drivers). Self-sustaining disorganisation was traditionally …

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David Calvo Cuervo

… has published multiple papers on Mapping Fibrillation and Drivers. Dr Calvo has received several awards for …

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Source Determination in Atrial Fibrillation

… better conceptualise these principles. Focal triggers and drivers within the pulmonary vein muscle sleeves and in the … pulmonary veins, other areas identified to harbour focal drivers include the superior vena cava and the coronary … 'localised sources' theory in which one or more discrete drivers are responsible for the perpetuation of AF. 12 While …

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Understanding AF Mechanisms Through Computational Modelling and Simulations

… be validated by predicting the location of re-entrant drivers that sustain AF and comparing it with clinical … to electroanatomical remodelling of the atria. Re-entrant drivers within regions of structural or functional … substrate in AF, and the dynamics of AF re-entrant drivers. Key structural and functional alternations that are …

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A Review of Driving Restrictions in Patients at Risk of Syncope and Cardiac Arrhythmias Associated with Sudden Incapacity: Differing Global Approaches to Regulation and Risk

… risk of harm associated with various categories of drivers has attempted to make these regulations more … (group 2). The definition of private and commercial drivers varies somewhat between countries ( Table 1 ) but, in … passenger or goods-carrying vehicles. Categories for taxi drivers vary between group 1 and group 2 standards and may be …

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David Calvo

… has published multiple papers on mapping fibrillation and drivers. Dr Calvo has received several awards for …

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