HRS 2019: Pulsed field ablation for PVI - Dr Vivek Y Reddy

Dr Vivek Y Reddy (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, US) discusses pulsed field ablation for pulmonary vein isolation - lesion durability and chronic safety.

Filmed on-site at HRS 2019 by Radcliffe Cardiology.

 

Questions:

1: Can you tell us about the concept of pulsed electric field (PEF) ablation?

2: What are the potential benefits of PEF over thermal-based approaches?

3: What are the challenges facing this novel technology?

4: Would you describe your study findings to date?

5: What further research is needed?

 

Videographer: Tom Green

Interviewer: Jonathan McKenna