Dr Ashlea Broomfield of Australian Prescriber interviews A/Prof. Rajeev Pathak about the latest approach for managing this common arrhythmia.
"There are two subsets of patients in our community we see. They are patients with no risk factors. They are lean with no risk factors. They have atrial fibrillation.
Those patients, if we manage their atrial fibrillation with rhythm control strategies and if it's unsuccessful doing catheter ablation, the results are fantastic, up to 90% success for arrhythmia-free survival." - A/Prof. Rajeev Pathak
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