Table 2

Predictors of permanent atrial fibrillation

VariableScorep Value
AA, antiarrhythmic; AF, atrial fibrillation.
Age over 803.290.07
Sex0.540.46
Indication for ablation0.170.68
More than 4 previous AA drugs2.420.12
AF at the time of ablation1.150.28
History of cardioversion0.010.94
Valvar heart disease1.430.23
Ischaemic heart disease0.050.83
Cardiomyopathy0.0030.96
Hypertension0.760.36
Diabetes0.230.63
Thyroid dysfunction1.030.31