Rate control in the medical management of atrial fibrillation

Camm, A. J.; Savelieva, I.; Lip, G. Y. H.
January 2007
Heart;Jan2007, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p35
Academic Journal
The article reports on the rate control in the medical management of atrial fibrillation. Heart rate control in atrial fibrillation aims to minimize symptoms associated with excessive heart rates and to prevent tachycardia-associated cardiomyopathy. This rate control involves the use of negatively chronotropic drugs or electrophysiological or surgical interventions to reduce rapid heart beats in patients.


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