Drug Therapy for Rhythm and Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation

  • Josep Guindo SoldevilaEmail author
  • Antoni Martinez-Rubio
Part of the Current Cardiovascular Therapy book series (CCT)


Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia in clinical practice. It is not a benign disease because is associated to a significant increase in mortality and morbidity. Thus, being AF a potentially dangerous arrhythmia, it seems logical to use antiarrhythmic strategies to avoid, or at least control, this rhythm disturbance [1, 2].


Atrial Fibrillation Antiarrhythmic Drug Recurrent Atrial Fibrillation Rhythm Control Maintain Sinus Rhythm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Josep Guindo Soldevila
    • 1
    Email author
  • Antoni Martinez-Rubio
    • 2
  1. 1.Cardiology ServiceHospital Parc Tauli de SabadellSabadell, BarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyUniversity Hospital of SabadellSabadell, BarcelonaSpain

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