“Pill in the Pocket”: How Effective and Safe is this Strategy for Treatment of Recurrences of Atrial Fibrillation?

  • A. Capucci
  • G. Q. Villani
  • G. Rusticali
  • M. F. Piepoli
Conference paper


Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a very common type of arrhythmia, which is considered to be the most frequent arrhythmia leading to hospital admission [1]. Several substrates underlie this arrhythmia, and different mechanisms are involved in its onset: it is a clinical challenge because there are several diagnostic and therapeutic options, making it a money- and time-consuming entity.


Atrial Fibrillation Sinus Rhythm Atrial Flutter Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Restore Sinus Rhythm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Capucci
    • 1
  • G. Q. Villani
    • 1
  • G. Rusticali
    • 1
  • M. F. Piepoli
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiology Department“Guglielmo da Saliceto” General HospitalPiacenzaItaly

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