Table 2

Mapping system characteristics

Multi-electrode basketsElectroanatomical mappingNon-contact mapping
*Function of time spent/number of points collected.
†Time consuming—line must be retraced with mapping catheter.
Parallel data acquisition (shorten procedure time)YesNoYes
Map resolutionLimited (1 cm)Medium to High*High
Non-fluoroscopic catheter navigationNoYesYes
Transient arrhythmia mappingYesNoYes
Substrate (bipolar voltage) mappingNoYesNo
Catalogue ablation points (guide linear lesion creation)NoYesYes
Find gap in linear lesionNoYes†Yes