Darrel P. Francis
Imperial College London
Publications 580
#1Matthew Shun-Shin (Imperial College London)H-Index: 16
#2Matthew Shun-Shin (Imperial College Healthcare)H-Index: 2
Last.Sian E. Harding (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 48
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#1Arunashis Sau (Imperial College London)H-Index: 3
#2James P. HowardH-Index: 11
Last.Markus B. SikkelH-Index: 16
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Abstract Objectives This meta-analysis examined the ability of pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) to prevent atrial fibrillation in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in which the patients not receiving PVI nevertheless underwent a procedure. Background PVI is a commonly used procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), and its efficacy has usually been judged against therapy with anti-arrhythmic drugs in open-label trials. There have been several RCTs of AF ablation in which both arms ...
#1Zachary I. Whinnett (Imperial College London)H-Index: 19
#2S.M. Afzal Sohaib (Imperial College London)H-Index: 7
Last.Timothy R. Betts (University of Oxford)H-Index: 21
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Abstract Objectives BRAVO (British Randomized Controlled Trial of AV and VV Optimization) is a multicenter, randomized, crossover, noninferiority trial comparing echocardiographic optimization of atrioventricular (AV) and interventricular delay with a noninvasive blood pressure method. Background Cardiac resynchronization therapy including AV delay optimization confers clinical benefit, but the optimization requires time and expertise to perform. Methods This study randomized patients to echocar...