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Table 2 Patients who underwent implantation of permanent pacemaker after RFCA

From: Long-term clinical outcomes of catheter ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation predisposing to tachycardia-bradycardia syndrome: a long pause predicts implantation of a permanent pacemaker

No. Age (years) Sex Longest pause (seconds) LA size (mm) CHA2DS2 –VASc score Trigger AAD or NB after ablation AF recur Symptom after ablation PM indication Pause after ablation (seconds) Time interval from RFCA to PM (days) PM mode
1 71 M 10.1 39.5 1 None None recur dizziness SP 4.2 2422 DDD
2 60 F 5.2 49.5 1 None None SR dizziness SP 5.1 14 DDDR
3 67 M 12.8 37.8 1 LSPV None SR syncope SP 5.2 7 DDDR
4 49 F 13.6 47.9 1 SVC None SR syncope SP 8.5 70 DDDR
5 59 M 6.3 40.7 1 LSPV None SR dizziness SP 7.2 566 DDDR
6 52 F 6.9 36.0 2 SVC None recur dizziness SP 5.3 1504 DDDR
7 58 F 3.4 43.3 2 LSPV None SR dizziness SP 7.0 1269 DDDR
8 70 M 8.2 43.1 2 LSPV None SR dizziness SP 6.8 27 DDDR
9 61 F 7.2 60.8 2 None None SR dizziness SP 6.8 1126 DDDR
10 70 F 9.8 32.2 3 SVC None SR dizziness SP 5.2 51 DDDR
11 69 F 3.1 39.7 3 None None SR dizziness SP 4.7 250 DDDR
  1. No. patients number, M male, F female, RFCA radiofrequency catheter ablation, PM pacemaker, AAD anti-arrhythmic drug, NB nodal blocker, SR sinus rhythm, AF atrial fibrillation, SP sinus pause