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First line catheter ablation or drugs for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation?

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 29 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7274

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People with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation can choose between antiarrhythmic drugs and radiofrequency catheter ablation. The two options looked equally effective (broadly) over two years in a head to head trial. An editorial (p 1648) says that …

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