Bruce Stambler

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Atrial fibrillation: Rate Control: Options, Advantages, Disadvantages

I. Atrial Fibrillation: What every physician needs to know. There are three important reasons to control the ventricular rate in patients presenting with atrial fibrillation (AF). These are the patient’s symptomatic status, hemodynamic instability, and risk of developing tachycardia-medicated cardiomyopathy. Patients with untreated AF seek medical treatment for ventricular rates that may at times be…

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