Journal article

Recent advances in the treatment of atrial fibrillation

S Kumar, JM Kalman

Medicine Today | Published : 2012

Abstract

Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia seen in clinical practice, occurring in paroxysmal, persistent or permanent forms. New anti-arrhythmic agents are being trialled for the pharmacological treatment of affected patients. Catheter ablation is an effective therapeutic intervention for the treatment of patients with symptomatic, drug-refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.