Electrical cardioversion for atrial fibrillation and flutter

G E Mead, A T Elder, A D Flapan, A Kelman

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Abstract

Atrial fibrillation increases stroke risk and adversely affects cardiovascular haemodynamics. Electrical cardioversion may, by restoring sinus rhythm, improve cardiovascular haemodynamics, reduce the risk of stroke, and obviate the need for long-term anticoagulation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)CD002903
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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