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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2011, Article ID 376969, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/376969
Review Article

Current Ablation Strategies for Persistent and Long-Standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Laboratory of Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology, Evangelismos General Hospital of Athens, 10676 Athens, Greece

Received 29 October 2010; Revised 7 December 2010; Accepted 10 January 2011

Academic Editor: Adrian Baranchuk

Copyright © 2011 Konstantinos P. Letsas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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