Published: 21 January 2022
Author(s): Marco Vitolo, Jacopo F. Imberti, Marco Proietti, Gregory Y.H. Lip, Giuseppe Boriani
Issue: April 2022
Section: Letter to the Editor

We appreciate Doundoulakis and colleagues for the interest in our article [1,2]. We take advantage of the opportunity to reply focusing on some aspects that we believe are clinically important. In the last decade the interest surrounding atrial high rate episodes (AHRE) markedly increased [3]. AHREs are a relatively new clinical concept and their optimal management, especially regarding the use of oral anticoagulants (OACs), is still matter of debate [3].

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