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Persistent gender difference in AF ablation complications Women undergoing AF ablations experienced a 25% higher risk of procedural complications compared with males. A study of 35,211 AF ablations from 2008-2017 in Australia and New Zealand found the rate of procedural complications within 30 days were 6.96% in women compared to 5.41% in men (p=0.001). Women ...

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