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  1. Keith A A Fox1,
  2. Scott McLean2
  1. 1University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  2. 2Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Keith A A Fox, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, The Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SB, UK;{at}

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The Authors' reply: We thank Dr Davie1 for his comments and his interest in our article.

Dr Davie makes two points:

‘I am astonished, however, that the guideline does not say one word about the clinical utility of a therapeutic trial in cases of uncertainty, nor does the editorial by Fox and McLean2. Every cardiologist …

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