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ECG-I Phenotyping of Persistent AF Based on Driver Burden and Distribution to Predict Response to Pulmonary Vein Isolation (PHENOTYPE-AF)

Dhillon, GS; Honarbakhsh, S; Graham, A; Abbass, H; Welch, S; Daw, H; Sporton, S; ... Hunter, RJ; + view all (2022) ECG-I Phenotyping of Persistent AF Based on Driver Burden and Distribution to Predict Response to Pulmonary Vein Isolation (PHENOTYPE-AF). Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology , 33 (11) pp. 2263-2273. 10.1111/jce.15644. Green open access

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BACKGROUND: This prospective trial sought to phenotype persistent AF based on AF mechanisms using ECGI mapping to determine whether this would predict long term freedom from arrhythmia after pulmonary vein isolation (PVI). METHODS: Patients with persistent AF of < 2 years duration underwent cryoballoon PVI. ECGI mapping was performed prior to PVI to determine potential drivers (PDs) defined as rotational activations completing ≥ 1.5 revolutions or focal activations. The co-primary end point was the association between (1) PD burden (defined as the number of PD occurrences) and (2) PD distribution (defined as the number of segments on an 18 segment model of the atria harbouring PDs) with freedom from arrhythmia at 1 year follow up. RESULTS: Of 100 patients, 97 completed follow up and 52 (53.6%) remained in sinus rhythm off antiarrhythmic drugs. Neither PD burden nor PD distribution predicted freedom from arrhythmia (HR 1.01, 95% CI 0.99 - 1.03, p = 0.164; and HR 1.04, 95% CI 0.91 - 1.17, p = 0.591 respectively). Otherwise, the burden of rotational PDs, rotational stability, and the burden of PDs occurring at the pulmonary veins and posterior wall all failed to predict arrhythmia recurrence (all p > 0.10). CONCLUSIONS: AF mechanisms as determined using ECGI mapping do not predict outcome after PVI for persistent AF. Further studies using different methodologies to characterise AF mechanisms are warranted. (NCT03394404) This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Type: Article
Title: ECG-I Phenotyping of Persistent AF Based on Driver Burden and Distribution to Predict Response to Pulmonary Vein Isolation (PHENOTYPE-AF)
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1111/jce.15644
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15644
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher's terms and conditions.
Keywords: Drivers of AF, ECGI., Mechanisms of Persistent AF, Non-invasive mapping
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science > Clinical Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Health Informatics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10157420
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