Posted on March 16th, 2010 by Kelley Luckstein
Percutaneous left atrial catheter ablation may be more effective at the elimination of atrial fibrillation when compared to anti-arrhythmic therapy, according to new findings presented today. The CABANA pilot study included 60 patients with recurrent symptomatic AF, two-thirds of whom had persistent or a long-standing AF…
Douglas L. Packer, MD, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, added that “late recurrent AF may diminish the overall effectiveness of ablation therapy.”
Endocrine today, 3/15/2010
Additional coverage: Reuters
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