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SHAH DC et. al: Catheter tip force required for mechanical perforation of porcine cardiac chambers.

Europace. 2010 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print]

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SHAH DC et. al: Area under the real-time contact force curve (force-time integral) predicts radiofrequency lesion size in an in vitro contractile model.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Sep;21(9):1038-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2010.01750.x.

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Importance of Catheter Contact Force during Irrigated Radiofrequency Ablation: Evaluation in a Porcine Ex Vivo Model using a Force-Sensing Catheter

Aravinda Thiagalingam, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.,* Andre D’Avila, M.D.,* Lori Foley, B.S., J. Luis Guerrero, B.S., Hendrik Lambert, Ph.D., ** Giovanni Leo, M.S., ** Jeremy N. Ruskin, M.D.,* and Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D.*

*Cardiac Electrophysiology Department; Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory and Cardiovascular Surgical Unit, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts, USA; and ** Endosense SA, Geneva, Switzerland

Novel Contact Force Sensor Incorporated in Irrigated Radiofrequency Ablation Catheter Predicts Lesion Size and Incidence of Steam Pop and Thrombus

Circulation : Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology 2008, 10.1161/CIRCEP.108.807925

Katsuaki Yokoyama; Hiroshi Nakagawa; Dipen C. Shah; Hendrik Lambert; Giovanni Leo; Nicolas Aeby; Atsushi Ikeda; Jan V. Pitha; Tushar Sharma; Ralph Lazzara and Warren M. Jackman
University of Oklahoma and Veterans Administration Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK; Hospital Cantonal De Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland; Endosense, Geneva, Switzerland; Heart Rhythm Institute, Department of Medicine and Pathology, Oklahoma City, OK.