A new paradigm for treating atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation can be stopped altogether in a large number patients by aggressively managing their risk factors, according to an Australian cardiologist.

Dr Rajeev Kumar Pathak says 40% of patients in a randomised trial who were put on “aggressive risk factor management” had no AF after 12 months.

“The most seminal finding is that 40% of patients on aggressive risk factor