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Rhythm control in atrial fibrillation: Antiarrhythmic drugs versus catheter ablation

ESC webinar on general cardiology

Add to calendar06/02/201818:00 06/02/201819:00 Europe/Paris Rhythm control in atrial fibrillation: Antiarrhythmic drugs versus catheter ablation European Society of Cardiology DD/MM/YYYY
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation

Focus on


Participants should be able to discuss with their patients the available options for rhythm control of atrial fibrillation, including the benefits and any potential complications.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe appropriate indications for acute and long-term rhythm control approaches to atrial fibrillation
  2. Awareness of different anti-arrhythmic drugs, each suitable for different patient populations with specific precautions for use
  3. Develop an understanding of the role of catheter ablation in AF, including long-term outcomes
  4. Options available after failure of the chosen rhythm control strategy

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation 2016

General cardiology webinars on-demand are now exclusively CME accredited for ESC Professional & Professional Plus Members.

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