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Birmingham, Alabama 35294


The purpose of this study is to compare radiofrequency catheter ablation and antiarrhythmic drug treatment for the maintenance of sinus rhythm in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation patients.


Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years of age or older - Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation for at least 6 months with at least 2 symptomatic episodes (patient history) during the previous month - Atrial fibrillation (patient history or echocardiogram documented) resistant to at least one antiarrhythmic drug of Class I or III - Documentation of at least one episode of atrial fibrillation on 12-lead echocardiogram or Holter Monitor Exclusion Criteria: - Contraindications to more than 2 antiarrhythmic drugs of different classes, or to oral anticoagulants - History of any previous ablation for atrial fibrillation - Intracardiac thrombus - Atrial fibrillation due to reversible cause - Pregnancy - Contraindication to stopping oral anticoagulation (for example as a result of a mechanical cardiac valve)



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Pierre Jais, MD
Hôpital Haut Lèvêque

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Location Contact:

Birmingham, Alabama 35294
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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