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Anti-arrhythmic Drugs in Atrial Fibrillation: Historical Perspectives and New Developments

  • Berndt Lüeritz
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Abstract

The treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) remains challenging in everyday practice. Even with the introduction of catheter ablation, decision-making about the type of therapy has become more complex. The recently published guidelines of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and the European Society of Cardiology clearly show the therapeutic approaches for the different types of AF (Fig. 1).

Keywords

Atrial Fibrillation Sinus Rhythm Catheter Ablation Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Berndt Lüeritz
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  1. 1.Department of Medicine - CardiologyUniversity of BonnBonnGermany

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