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Cardiac resynchronisation therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation
  1. M Gasparini,
  2. F Regoli
  1. IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano (Milano), Italy
  1. Dr M Gasparini, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano (Milano), Italy; maurizio.gasparini{at}humanitas.it

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To the editor: It is with great interest that we read the contribution by Khadjooi and colleagues1 on the long-term effects of cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) not treated with atrioventricular junction ablation.

Somewhat surprising is the extremely high proportion of patients with AF in this cohort: 86/295 patients (29%), probably the highest incidence ever reported in CRT. A more careful analysis shows that 20/86 (23%) of the patients with AF …

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