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15.05.2019 | EAST Follow-Up extended
This summer, the EAST – AFNET 4 trial enters its 9th year and is approaching the finish line. AFNET carefully followed the reporting and publication of the CABANA trial over the last 10 months and is...
02.07.2018 | EAST in light of CABANA
Catheter ablation is safe in elderly patients withatrial fibrillation, but not superior to drug therapywith respect to cardiovascular outcomes at 5 years.Secondary analyses suggest possible benefits...
02.08.2017 | EAST - AFNET 4 and CABANA
When the future of rhythm control therapy is discussed, the EAST – AFNET 4 trial is often mentioned together with CABANA. The two studies have important commonalities: Both studies base their...
01.08.2017 | AFNET is now on Twitter!
AFNET is happy to announce to have joined Twitter! From now on we will keep you informed with any news on our trials. Follow us on Twitter @afnet_ev https://twitter.com/afnet_ev 
31.12.2016 | End of recruitment
The patient enrollment for the EAST-AFNET 4 trial is completed. Many thanks to all study centers and recruiters for their excellent support. 2.789 patients have been randomized in 11 countries as of...
30.05.2016 | EAST – AFNET 4 trial has enrolled 2500 patients
The pan-European clinical trial “Early treatment of atrial fibrillation for stroke prevention trial (EAST)” investigates whether early rhythm control therapy can prevent strokes and deaths in atrial...