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Development and Evaluation of a Patient Decision Aid for Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation Candidates

Official Title

Development and Evaluation of a Patient Decision Aid for Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation Candidates

Status

Completed

Overview

To determine whether the use of an AF catheter ablation Patient Decision Aid (PDA), reduces patients’ decisional conflict, compared with not using a PDA.

Study Design

Decision Aid

Number of Patients

720

Number of Sites

720

Study Period

2012–2013

Principal Investigator

J-D Schwalm, Stuart Connolly, Robby Nieuwlaat

Program Manager

Ellison Themeles

Research Coordinator

Not Applicable

Collaborators

Sanofi-Aventis