Shin-Ann Chen

Shin-Ann Chen

Taiwan

 

 

 

 

Prof. Chen and his team in the cardiology division of Taipei Veterans General hospital have made an outstanding academic achievement and have been recognized as an international pioneer and leader in the field of radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). Up-to-date, the team members have performed over 3000 cases of AF ablation and have discovered numerous novel electrophysiologic mechanisms and ablation techniques for atrial fibrillation (AF) treatment. The contribution from Professor Chen’s team has indeed led to a new era in the management of atrial fibrillation. In the past decade, the team has performed complex atrial fibrillation ablation procedures for 40 patients in the international medical centers in the 12 countries, and moreover, the team provides those centers invaluable technological support and advice to help them creating the electrophysiological laboratories for AF. Besides, the team attracts over two hundred international doctors from not only the Asia Pacific region but also the USA and Europe being trained by Professor Chen’s to learn the skills and techniques of AF ablation. We are proud the fact that the long-term successful rate of AF ablation in our laboratory is higher than many well-known international centers and our procedure-related complication rate is lower than the published international registry data. Patient safety has always been the core value of the management from our devoted team. Professor Chen and his team have published extensively in the researches of atrial fibrillation and the research findings have consistently ranked the top of the world over the past 15 years. We strive hard to create a new horizon in the field of atrial fibrillation ablation and shall continue to lead the world to higher accomplishments.