Atrial fibrillation: Cost-effectiveness and Decision analysis studies / Atrial fibrillation: Circumferential Pulmonary-vein Catheter Ablation
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jun 20;47(12):2513-20 Cost-Effectiveness
IN atrial fibrillation, non-pharmacological treatment The Use of
catheter ablation, radiofrequency
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
other treatment strategies
To increase QALY at acceptable costs: ablation can be cost-effective in patients with moderate to high risk of stroke, but not at low risk.