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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 569564, 8 pages
Clinical Study

Denervation as a Common Mechanism Underlying Different Pulmonary Vein Isolation Strategies for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Evidenced by Heart Rate Variability after Ablation

1Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116011, China
2Department of Cardiology, Jiaxing Second Hospital, Jiaxing 314000, China

Received 2 June 2013; Accepted 19 July 2013

Academic Editors: Y. K. Lin and V. Patel

Copyright © 2013 Kejing Wang 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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