Electrical and Pharmacologic Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation

Susan S. Kim, Bradley P. Knight*

*Corresponding author for this work

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This article describes electrical and pharmacologic cardioversion for atrial fibrillation and discusses indications for cardioversion and management of pericardioversion anticoagulation. Finally, management strategies are offered for immediate recurrence of atrial fibrillation and cardioversion failure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-107
Number of pages13
JournalCardiology Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2009


  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardioversion
  • Electrical

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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