Items Tagged ‘Afib’

March 17, 2010

ACC: RF Ablation Helps in Complex Afib

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Catheter ablation appears better than drug therapy for more complex, symptomatic atrial fibrillation, according to initial results of the CABANA pilot trial.   Patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation had a 58% reduced risk of symptomatic recurrence compared with patients taking rate and rhythm control medication (65% versus 41% at 12 months, P=0.033), Douglas L. Packer, MD, […]

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Tags: Afib, Dr. Douglas Packer, RF Ablation


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