- •The findings of investigations comparing the outcomes of catheter ablation (CA) and medical treatment (MT) for atrial fibrillation (AF) in heart failure (HF) patients are inconsistent.
- •When compared with MT, patients treated with CA showed a lower risk of all-cause death.
- •Patients treated with CA also exhibited a better improvement in left ventricular ejection fraction, a longer 6-minute walking distance, and a higher reduction in the Minnesota living with heart failure questionnaire.
- •This meta-analysis emphasizes the significance of CA in terms of all-cause mortality, as well as including the largest number of participants in this issue.
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