January 2014—Atrial fibrillation surgery
With expert input from Guest Editors Mark La Meir and Steve Hunter, this issue of ACS provides a comprehensive and updated review of minimally invasive atrial fibrillation surgery. Topics include surgical ablation of AF in mitral valve surgery, management of lone AF, left atrial appendage occlusion, and more. James Cox offers insight into his eponymous procedure, while operative videos from leading surgeons and electrophysiologists highlight recent innovations and pioneering techniques. There are contributions from Ralph Damiano, Andrea Natale, Stefano Benussi, Randall Wolf, Wim Jan van Boven, Niv Ad, Stuart Connolly and more.