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First in the World Live Case Using New Technology Demonstrates Shorter Procedure Time
Date:11/5/2007

Ablation Frontiers, Inc. Participates in the Heart Rhythm Congress 2007

Live EP Cases in Birmingham, UK

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ablation Frontiers, Inc., a privately-held medical device company, announced today its successful first public broadcast of a procedure using the company's novel Catheter Ablation System on October 31. Performed by Dr. Lucas Boersma of the St. Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, the System was used to isolate heart tissue causing a potentially dangerous irregular heart rhythm. The process was transmitted to an audience of heart specialists in Birmingham, United Kingdom, as part of the 2007 Heart Rhythm Congress. Professor John Morgan of the Southampton General Hospital -- a member of the Heart Rhythm Congress organizing committee -- accompanied Dr. Boersma in performing the procedure.

The 60-year old male patient was diagnosed with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), a recurrent electrical "short circuit" in one of the upper heart chambers, approximately 2 years ago. In March 2007, however, his diagnosis worsened to persistent atrial fibrillation, defined as AF which is sustained beyond seven days. He has suffered from episodic heart palpitations and dyspnea -- all common symptoms of this arrhythmia. "I would often be out of breath and sometimes feel my heart beating much faster than normal," said the patient.

The minimally-invasive procedure was performed in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Dr. Boersma began by inserting the Pulmonary Vein Ablation Catheter (PVAC(TM)) into the patient's right leg and maneuvering up to the heart by way of a large vein. The multi-electrode circular tip catheter was used to diagnose and treat the cardiac tissue responsible for the irregular heart rhythm, which was located in the left atrium of the heart, near the pulmonary veins. Simultaneously applying radiofrequency (RF) energy to all of the electrodes with the Ablation F
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