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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients with atrial fibrillation

From: Comparison of lesion characteristics between conventional and high-power short-duration ablation using contact force-sensing catheter in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

  HPSD (n = 40) Conventional (n = 40) P value
Age 56.9 ± 10.6 56.70 ± 11.5 0.56
Sex (male, %) 26 (65.0) 29 (72.5) 0.59
Hypertension 10 (25.0) 8 (20.0) 0.56
Diabetes mellitus 2 (5.0) 3 (7.5) 0.64
Stroke 0 (0) 0 (0) 1.00
CHA2DS2-VASc 2.1 ± 1.10 2.2 ± 1.00 0.59
LA diameter (mm) 36.4 ± 4.30 35.4 ± 4.63 0.71
LV ejection fraction (%) 64.2 ± 6.9 66.4 ± 5.3 0.67
Atrial fibrillation type    
 Paroxysmal 30 (75.0) 25 (62.5) 0.12
 Persistent 10 (25) 15 (37.5) 0.43
  1. HPSD high-power short-duration, CF contact force, LA left atrium, LV left ventricle