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Should Patients and Doctors Consider Radio-frequency Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation to Be Ready for Prime Time — Share Your Opinion

A study of radio-frequency catheter ablation by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) was one of the first government-mandated Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) studies released. The report found that catheter ablation appears effective up to one year after the procedure, but more research is needed into longer-term success as well as the impact …

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