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2020 Guidelines for Management of Atrial Fibrillation

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Atrial fibrillation (AF) poses a significant burden to patients, physicians, and healthcare systems globally. Substantial research efforts and resources are being directed towards gaining detailed information about the mechanisms underlying AF, its natural course and effective treatments.  New evidence is continuously generated and published.

The complexity of AF requires a multifaceted, holistic, and multidisciplinary approach to the management of AF patients, with their active involvement in partnership with clinicians. Streamlining the care of patients with AF in daily clinical practice is a challenging but essential requirement for effective management of AF. In recent years, substantial progress has been made in the detection of AF and its management, and timely new evidence is integrated in this third edition of the ESC Guidelines on AF.

Arrhythmias, General
Antiarrhythmic Pharmacotherapy
Atrial Fibrillation
Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy
Invasive Imaging and Functional Assessment
Arrhythmias and Device Therapy
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2020
Reference 10.193/eurheartj/ehaa612
Published in 2021
Reference 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa798
Published in 2020
Reference 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa945
Published in 2020
Reference Table of Contents
Published in 2020
Reference Pocket Guidelines App
Published in 2020
Reference 166 Slides
Previous version available to download
Published in 2020
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Published in 2016
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Published in 2016
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Published in 2012
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Published in 2012
Reference European Heart Journal (2012) 33, 2719–2747
Published in 2011
Reference doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehq512
Published in 2010
Reference European Heart Journal (2010) 31, 2369–2429
Published in 2010
Reference AFIB - Additional References
Published in 2011
Reference ESC Statement on Dronedarore