Q: Which type of method has higher success rate during external cardioversion?
B) Self-adhesive patch
This is probably due to the fact that hand-held paddle during external cardioversion improves electrode-to-skin contact and reduced transthoracic impedance.
Kirchhof P, Mönnig G, Wasmer K, et al. A trial of self-adhesive patch electrodes and hand-held paddle electrodes for external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation (MOBIPAPA). Eur Heart J 2005; 26:1292.