Biophysics of radio-frequency ablation
by William H Sauer
Chief, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Faculty, Harvard Medical School
- Implications of dispersive electrode pad placement and set up
- Impact of catheter size, orientation and irrigation on power
- Different settings to deliver personalised lesion types
- Steam pops- how they occur, how to detect and how to minimise risk
These lectures were given as part of the Virtual #EPFellowsConference during the Covid Pandemic in 2020 to provide an ongoing learning opportunity for EP trainees. The videos were recorded from the Zoom live meetings and produced by Dr Nishant Verma (@NishantVermaMD), Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Northwestern University. He also organised and co-ordinated the conference and we are very grateful for his effort and hard work. The content is expected to be valuable to subspeciality trainees but also as a refresher to Consultants.
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