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Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency Ablation

Eick, Olaf J. (2002) Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency Ablation. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

Monitoring catheter tip temperature and closed loop control of power output are useful to avoid excessive heating at the tissue surface, that may result in coagulum formation, and to accomplish effective heating at the target area. However, the catheter tip temperature is affected by cooling effects and electrode-tissue contact and thus poorly correlated to lesion size. New means should be developed to assess tissue temperatures during radiofrequency delivery to achieve predictable and reproducible lesions.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Radiofrequency Ablation, Temperature Controlled
Subjects:JOURNALS > Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal
ID Code:4306
Deposited By:Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology, Journal
Deposited On:02 May 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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