AFib Complication References

AFib Ablation & Esophageal Resource Library

The articles below were acquired from free internet access over the past 10 years while developing the EsoSure Esophageal Retractor.  They cover a broad range of topics related to Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, the Esophagus, atrio-esophageal fistula formation and other complications. 


You are welcome to download any or all of them as we have provided them to you in PDF format.  If you are aware of other references, please share them and we will gladly add them to this list.  Thank you.


Damian Sánchez-Quintana, MD, PhD; José Angel Cabrera, MD, PhD; Vicente Climent, MD, PhD;
Jerónimo Farré, MD, PhD, FESC; Maria Cristina de Mendonça, MD, PhD; Siew Yen Ho, PhD, FRCPath, FESC. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.105.551291. 2005

Tai, Nai-Wei Hsu, Cheng-Yen Chang and Shih-Ann Chen Hsuan-Ming Tsao, Mei-Han Wu, Satoshi Higa, Kun-Tai Lee, Ching-Tai. DOI 10.1378/chest.128.4.2581 Chest 2005;128;2581-2587

Hsuan-Ming Tsao, MD, Mei-Han Wu, MD,  Satoshi Higa, MD, Kun-Tai Lee, MD,Ching-Tai Tai, MD, Nai-Wei Hsu, MD,
 Cheng-Yen Chang, MD and Shih-Ann Chen, MD


From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine (Drs. Higa, Lee, Tai, and Chen), and Department of Radiology (Drs. Wu and Chang), Taipei Veterans General Hospital; and Division of Cardiology (Drs. Tsao and Hsu), I-Lan Hospital National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan.

Kristina Lemola, MD; Michael Sneider, MD; Benoit Desjardins, MD; Ian Case, RT (R); Jihn Han, MD; Eric Good, DO; Kamala Tamirisa, MD; Ariane Tsemo, MD; Aman Chugh, MD; Frank Bogun, MD; Frank Pelosi, Jr, MD; Ella Kazerooni, MD; Fred Morady, MD; Hakan Oral, MD. DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000149714.31471.FD

Jihn Han, MD; Eric Good, MD; Fred Morady, MD; Hakan Oral, MD. DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000149750.18875.8C

Jihn Han, MD; Eric Good, MD; Fred Morady, MD; Hakan Oral, MD DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000149750.18875.8C

Ignacio Rodríguez, Juan L Lequerica, Enrique J Berjano, Maria Herrero and Fernando Hornero. 

Ignacio Rodríguez et al 2007 Physiol. Meas. 28 453. doi: 10.1088/0967-3334/28/5/001

Eric Good, DO, Hakan Oral, MD (FACC), Kristina Lemola, MD, Jihn Han, MD, Kamala Tamirisa, MD, Petar Igic, MD, Darryl Elmouchi, MD, David Tschopp, MD, Scott Reich, MD, Aman Chugh, MD, Frank Bogun, MD (FACC), Frank Pelosi Jr, MD (FACC), Fred Morady, MD (FACC). Volume 46, Issue 11, Pages 2107-2110 (6 December 2005)  Journal of the American College of Cardiology

D. Liebermann-Meffert, M. Allgower, JR. Siewert (Munich).

Damián Sánchez-Quintana,1 José Ramón López-Mínguez,2 YolandaMacías,1
José Angel Cabrera,3 and Farhood Saremi4
1 Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Extremadura, 06006 Badajoz, Spain
2Department of Cardiology, Hospital Infanta Cristina, 06080 Badajoz, Spain
3 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Quir´on, European University of Madrid, 28223 Madrid, Spain
4Department of Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
Correspondence should be addressed to Dami´an S´anchez-Quintana;
Received 11 March 2014; Accepted 26 May 2014; Published 24 June 2014