atrial fibrillation, non-pharmacological treatment
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Intern Med. 2008 Mar 24;168(6):581-6 Systematic Review
IN atrial fibrillation, non-pharmacological treatment The Use of
catheter ablation, radiofrequency
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
cardioversion and chronic antiarrhythmic drugs
To reduce at 1 year recurrence of AF (24.% abalation VS 81.2% antiarrhythmics) and reduce adverse events. No other clinical outcome assessed (mortality? heart failure?)