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Where now for AF ablation?
  1. David Wyn Davies (dwyndavies{at}aol.com)
  1. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    1. Mark O'Neill
    1. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom

      Abstract

      Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the commonest sustained cardiac arrhythmia. Its prevalence increases with age1 and it has an increased long-term risk of stroke, heart failure and all cause mortality2. The UK’s population is ageing and it has been calculated that over 0.9% of the entire NHS budget is already spent on managing AF and its consequences, principally that of stroke3.

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