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CABANA: Comparing Catheter Ablation & Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

Clinical Trial Title: 
CABANA: Comparing catheter ablation & drug therapy for atrial fibrillation
Clinical Trial Protocol ID: 
Clinical Trial Investigator Name: 
Kousik Krishnan, MD
Clinical Trial Protocol Description: 

The CABANA trial has the overall goal of establishing the appropriate roles for medical and ablative intervention for atrial fibrillation (AF). The trial is designed to test the hypothesis that the treatment strategy of left atrial catheter ablation for the purpose of eliminating atrial fibrillation will be superior to current state-of-the-art therapy with either rate control or rhythm control drugs for reducing total mortality in patients with untreated or incompletely treated AF.

Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria: 

In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:

  • Are between 18 and 90 years of age.
  • Have atrial fibrillation that requires treatment beyond simple observation.

This is a partial list of eligibility criteria. 

Clinical Trial Area: 
Heart and Vascular Conditions
Contact Phone: 
(312) 942-8239
Contact Name: 
Jennifer McDonald