Principal Investigator: Benjamin Steinberg
Keywords: Atrial Fibrillation , Ablation , Patient reported outcomes (PROS) , cost of care , Early ambulation , vascular closure device Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
IRB Number: 00136588
Specialty: Cardiology
Sub Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology
Recruitment Status: Not yet recruiting

Contact Information

Shannon Woolley

Simple Summary

- Analyze the cost of care with and without the use of a vascular closure device associated with same day discharge.

Inclusion Criteria

  1. Male or female >18 years of age
  2. Current atrial fibrillation documented by electrocardiogram, ambulatory event monitor, or telemetry within 12 months of enrollment
  3. Planned ablation for atrial fibrillation (with or without concurrent atrial flutter)
  4. Willing and able to complete the PRO surveys.

Exclusion Criteria

  1. Anticipated femoral arterial access
  2. Are concurrently participating in a clinical investigation that would interfere in the opinion of the Investigator with the conduct of this prospective study e.g. includes an active pharmacologic treatment arm during the study period.

Participant Reimbursement