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Less may be more in catheter ablation of persistent atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most prevalent heart rhythm disorder worldwide; at present, it affects more than 33 million subjects globally and it is expected that its prevalence will double over the next 50 years. The condition

FDG-PET/CT is accurate in diagnosing breast cancer recurrence

A woman with a substantial risk of breast cancer recurrence experiences worry and anxiety, and a correct diagnosis is relevant in order to make well-founded decision on treatment strategy. It is then crucial to provide accurate diagnostic

Routine brain MRIs may not be needed after meningioma surgery

A meningioma is a very common form of a brain tumor that tends to affect elderly patients and women. Most patients with meningiomas do not need any treatment, however, certain groups undergo surgical removal of the tumor.