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New Apps for Atrial Fibrillation

Revolutionise your clinical decision-making and patient management

The 'AF Manager' app is a state-of-the-art tool for healthcare professionals that uses integrated patient data to suggest treatment options from the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation 2016.

The 'My AF app' is an educational resource and tool for people with Atrial Fibrillation, that records symptoms and quality of life data, that can be shared with the healthcare team before each hospital visit.



These state-of-the-art apps are freely available for healthcare professionals and patients in Europe.* Learn more about why they were developed and how in recently published papers in ESC journals.

 AF Manager app

Who should use it?

Professionals who treat patients with Atrial Fibrillation, including cardiologists, general practitioners, hospital doctors, nursing and allied health staff.

What does it do?

  • Provides an interactive educational platform to help characterise patients
  • Evaluates risk of stroke and bleeding
  • Catalogues symptoms and quality of life over time
  • Suggests guideline-recommended treatment options from the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation 2016

Why use it?

  • Includes a Treatment Manager education tool that integrates patient data
  • Patients update and share data through their “My AF” app before consultation, optimising face-to-face time
  • Option to consult patient data between patient appointments

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How to use the AF Manager App – support tools

Access a range of educational materials to make the most out of/ or enhance your knowledge about these exciting new apps.

  • Why the apps are relevant - video introduction by Paulus Kirchhof, FESC
  • Principle of integrated AF care (Learning Objectives, PPT, MCQs)
  • Tutorial - AF Manager
  • Tutorial My AF


Access the education tools

You will require your My ESC login to access the ESC eLearning Platform. If you do not have a My ESC account, create one for free today!

My AF app

Who should use it?

Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

What does it do?

  • Provides an educational resource for patients with AF, including information about the condition, stroke risk, common treatments and lifestyle improvements
  • Records symptoms and quality of life over time
  • Allows patients to record their individual characteristics and share this information with a nominated healthcare professional

Why recommend it to your patients?

  • Patient education can improve self-care, long-term outcomes and adherence to therapy
  • The educational material in the patient app was written by patients and the ESC AF Guidelines Task Force, supported by the British Heart Foundation

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2016 ESC Guidelines for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Read the journal article at Eur Heart J (2016) 37 (38): 2893-2962 To access the guidelines and their derivative products

CATCH ME

Catch-me.jpgThe AF Manager and My AF apps were developed by the CATCH ME consortium of which the ESC is a partner - Characterising AFib by Translating its Causes into Health Modifiers in the Elderly.

CATCH ME brings together the expertise of leading academic institutes and professional societies to improve the care of patients with Atrial Fibrillation.

CATCH ME is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 633196.

Find out more

*The AF Manager and My AF apps are not yet available in all countries outside of European but will be coming soon. The apps are available in countries listed below.

  • Albania
  • Austria
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech
  • Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of
  • Malta
  • Maldova, Republic of
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal