RCT Results: Does Early Rhythm Control Improve Outcomes for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation?
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:
Kirchhof et al. (NEJM, 2020) examined whether early rhythm-control therapy (through atrial fibrillation ablation or antiarrhythmic drugs) is associated with better outcomes in patients with early atrial fibrillation
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