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[20.04.2015] The German Atrial Fibrillation Network (AFNET) has elected a new board of directors on 9ro April 2015. The new leaders of the research network are... [read more]
[02.03.2015] While NOACs are valid alternatives to vitamin K antagonist therapy in most patients with atrial fibrillation, however, their use in patients... [read more]
[19.05.2014] The treatment options for atrial fibrillation have been extended substantially in recent years. To obtain an up-to-date picture of AF management in... [read more]
[20.12.2013] New classification comes after the first European conference on standardising ECG analysis of AF held earlier this month in Lugano, Switzerland. ESC... [read more]
[13.12.2013] The website of the German Competence Network on Atrial Fibrillation (AFNET) underwent a relaunch in content and design.  
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[14.11.2013] On 4th November 2013 the 1000th patient was enrolled in the AFNET-EAST trial. The pan-European clinical trial “Early treatment of atrial fibrillation... [read more]
[31.08.2013] In contrast, a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 0 identifies a subgroup of patients with very low stroke risk unlikely to benefit from anticoagulation treatment... [read more]
[27.08.2013] The fourth AFNET/EHRA consensus conference was convened to discuss how to identify the underlying main pathophysiologies of AF in individual patients... [read more]
[26.06.2013] The PREFER AF registry study, which provides a ‘snapshot’ of clinical practice across five European countries taken in 2012, revealed that novel oral... [read more]
[25.06.2013] Using catheter ablation to create complete linear lesions around pulmonary veins, proved more effective than the creation of incomplete lesions in... [read more]

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