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    chronic atrial fibrillation

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    I have a question here? How to treat patient with chronic atrial fibrillation? Is there any chance to convert to sinus rhythm?
    Are anti-coagulants best method to prevent thromboembolism scene?

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    your question lacks some base line information to decide about the type of treatment (rate vs rhythm) and anti-coagulation vs nothing vs aspirin.
    You can read the latest ACC/ESC guideline published 2006, on the net. please search for AF+ACC_ESC

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    A general rule of thumb is that the older the patient and the longer the A-fib the least likely the conversion will work. Some sort of anti-coag/aggregant should be given and maybe some thing to reduce rhythm- main stay of treatment but your question does lack some important info

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