What is the first-line therapy in the treatment of atrial flutter (AFL)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Consider catheter-based ablation as first-line therapy in patients with typical atrial flutter if they are reasonable candidates. [14] Ablation is usually performed as an elective procedure; however, it can be done when the patient is in atrial flutter as well.

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