Journal article

Revisiting pulmonary vein isolation alone for persistent atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Aleksandr Voskoboinik, Jeremy T Moskovitch, Nadav Harel, Prashanthan Sanders, Peter M Kistler, Jonathan M Kalman

Heart Rhythm | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2017


Funding Acknowledgements

Dr. Voskoboinik is supported by a co-funded National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC)/National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHF) postgraduate scholarship and Baker IDI Bright Sparks scholarship. Profs. Kistler, Sanders, and Kalman are supported by practitioner fellowships from the NHMRC. Prof. Sanders is also supported by a practitioner fellowship from the NHF. This research is supported in part by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Funding. Prof. Kalman sits on the advisory board of Biosense Webster and Boston Scientific; and receives research and fellowship support from Biosense Webster, Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical, and Medtronic. Prof. Sanders has served on the advisory board of Biosense Webster, Medtronic, and St. Jude Medical; has received lecture fees from Biosense Webster, Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Boston Scientific, and Merck; and has received research funding from Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Boston Scientific, Biotronik, and Sorin. Address reprint requests and correspondence: Prof. Jonathan M. Kalman, Department of Cardiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. E-mail address: