2016 ESC Guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation developed in collaboration with EACTS: The Task Force for the management of atrial fibrillation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Developed with the special contribution of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the ESC. Endorsed by the European Stroke Organisation (ESO)

Paulus Kirchhof, Stefano Benussi, Dipak Kotecha, Anders Ahlsson, Dan Atar, Barbara Casadei, Manuel Castella, Hans-Christoph Diener, Hein Heidbuchel, Jeroen Hendriks, Gerhard Hindricks, Antonis S Manolis, Jonas Oldgren, Bogdan Alexandru Popescu, Ulrich Schotten, Bart Van Putte, Panagiotis Vardas

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2893-2962
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Issue number38
Early online date27 Aug 2016
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2016


  • guidelines
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Anticoagulation
  • Vitamin K antagonists
  • Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion
  • Rate control
  • Cardioversion
  • Rhythm control
  • Antiarrhythmic drugs
  • Upstream therapy
  • Catheter ablation
  • AF surgery
  • valve repair
  • Pulmonary vein isolation
  • Left atrial ablation

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