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Biosense Webster, Inc. (JNJ) Release: Study Reports Catheter Ablation Superior to Drug Therapy as First-Line Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation



5/11/2012 10:52:41 AM

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AFib) who received first-line catheter ablation treatment had a longer arrhythmia-free interval than patients receiving antiarrhythmic drugs, the standard first-line treatment. The preliminary findings were presented during a late-breaking session (LB02-1) at Heart Rhythm 2012, the Society’s 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions in Boston.

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