Heart 98:891-892 doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2012-301956
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Balloons and atrial fibrillation

  1. David E Ward
  1. Correspondence to Dr David E Ward, St George's Hospital, London SW17 0QT, UK; david.ward{at}

To the Editor This excellent short review article1 is written by someone who has a self-declared interest in the manufacturer of the ‘laser balloon’ (Cardiofocus Inc, Marlborough, MA, USA). It is unsurprising therefore to see that he gives the cryoballoon, a rival technology, short shrift by dismissing it as ‘having problems’. …