What works best for drug-resistant AF

The results of a large RCT have been described as a major finding
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Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation is the best way to treat patients with heart failure who are resistant to antiarrhythmic drug therapy, a randomised controlled trial has confirmed.

The study found that those who received catheter ablation had increased survival and reduced hospital rates compared with standard medical therapy (rate or rhythm control).