volume 39, issue 45, P4020-4029 2018
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy452
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Abstract: AbstractAimsRisks of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation and flutter assessed in retrospective studies, registries, and controlled trials may underestimate ‘real world’ conditions.Methods and resultsTo assess complications in a nationwide approach, we included all cases undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in Germany in 2014, using ICD-10-GM-based German Diagnosis Related Group (G-DRG) codes and the well differentiated German Operation and Procedure Classification (OPS)…

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