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Rhythm control in atrial fibrillation: Antiarrhythmic drugs versus catheter ablation

ESC webinar on general cardiology

06/02/2018 18:00 06/02/2018 19:00 Europe/Paris Rhythm control in atrial fibrillation: Antiarrhythmic drugs versus catheter ablation European Society of Cardiology contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
Arrhythmias, General
Treatment
Antiarrhythmic Pharmacotherapy
Atrial Fibrillation
Online
event

Focus on

Aims:

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

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