Obesity and atrial fibrillation


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In this episode of the Heart podcast, Digital Media Editor, Dr James Rudd, is joined by Drs Glover and Hong from the University of Toronto in Canada. They discuss their Heart paper "Impact of body mass index on the outcome of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation". They cover the use of AF ablation, what the guidelines tell us and how obesity makes a recurrence of AF after ablation more likely. If you enjoy the show, please subscribe to the podcast to get episodes automatically downloaded to your phone or computer. Also, please consider leaving us a review at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/heart-podcast/id445358212?mt=2 Link to published paper: https://heart.bmj.com/content/105/3/244.

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