Types and outcomes of cardioversion in patients admitted to hospital for atrial fibrillation: results of the German RHYTHM-AF Study

Abstract

Atrial fibrillation (AF) accounts for approximately one-third of hospitalizations for cardiac rhythm disturbances. Little is known about the characteristics of current use of cardioversion (CV) and its success rates in clinical practice in Germany. As part of the international RHYTHM-AF Study, 655 consecutive patients with documented AF (mean age 68.3 ± 10… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00392-013-0586-x

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