AF Symposium 2020: Cryoablation pulmonary vein isolation is safe and effective for persistent atrial fibrillation at one year

Hugh Calkins (Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, USA) told delegates attending the AF Symposium 2020 (23–25 January, Washington, DC, USA) that cryoablation with the Arctic Front catheter (Medtronic) was a safe and effective approach for managing persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). He added that the procedure also improves quality of life and reduces symptoms.