Table 1

Baseline characteristic of patients from the included studies

StudySample size (n)Mean age±SDMale gender
n (%)
Arrhythmia typeLA size
(mm±SD)
LVEF
(%±SD)
Procedure time
(min±SD)
Fluoroscopy time
(min±SD)
Di Biase et al1925759±10.1192 (74.7)AF41.4±7.053.5±7.5209.7±75.668.4±16.1
Bun et al209060.5±9.563 (70)AF42±8.1238.5±55.813.1±6.0
Firme et al33254.4±8.820 (62.5)AF156.2±33.7
Narui et al2225556.5±9.5229 (89.8)AF39.1±5.962.9±6.9212.2±53.3
Martin et al2129259.2±9.3238 (81.5)AF180.2
Wasserlauf et al2317461.6±9.8119 (68.4)AF38.3±5.757.8±9.8178.9±49.941.4±23.3
Chikata et al2617666.2±10.0134 (76.1)AF40.4±5.761.7±12.0178.1±55.429.9±16.6
  • AF, atrial fibrillation; LA, left atrium; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction.