September 30, 2014

Atrial Fibrillation & Rate Control as Treatment — StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Eric Prystowsky

StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Eric Prystowsky of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana Find more on Dr. Prystowsky: www.stopafib.org Find more on rate control for the treatment of afib at: www.stopafib.org In this video, Dr. Prystowsky discussed the proper application of rate control as a method of controlling atrial fibrillation, as well as which patients rate may be most appropriately treated with rate control. Dr. Prystowsky currently serves as the Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory at St. Vincent’s Hospital, and as a Consulting Professor of Medicine at Duke University. He is a former President of the Heart Rhythm Society, and is one of the leading clinical cardiac electrophysiologists in the world.

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  1. What is the difference between rate and rhythm control?

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