January 22, 2018

Discovery Channel Launches Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention Documentary

Set your DVRs, or watch live, on Saturday, March 23, at 8AM ET/PT, as the Discovery Channel unveils the atrial fibrillation documentary, “A Heartbeat Away From Stroke”. StopAfib.org was thrilled to collaborate with Discovery Channel and other organizations on this documentary. Learn more at StopAfib.org Collaborates on Discovery Channel Atrial Fibrillation Documentary

Dr. Ralph Damiano on Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation, Valvular Afib, and AtriClip — Video

In our latest video, Dr. Ralph Damiano discusses how post-operative afib is among the most common complications from cardiac surgery. It is believed to be an inflammatory response, and often goes away in time. He also explains how valvular afib can be addressed during valve surgery and then talks about how the AtriClip is a […]

Dr. James Cox Discusses the Cox Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation — Video

In commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Cox Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation, Dr. James Cox sat down with us to talk about the history of the Cox Maze procedure, and how it has evolved in the past 25 years. To watch the video, or read the transcript, see: The Cox Maze Procedure for Atrial […]

StopAfib.org Founder to Appear on mHealth Zone 2/14/13

StopAfib.org Founder Mellanie True Hills will appear on mHealth Zone on Thursday, February 14, from 12:20-12:30 pm Eastern time. This Valentine’s Day program will focus on how mobile solutions can help improve heart health. Mellanie will discuss mobile atrial fibrillation solutions. “mHealth Does Its Part for Healthy Hearts” will feature special guests: Dr. Samir Damani, […]

Dr. Wilber Su Discusses Cryoballoon Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation — Video

In this video interview, Dr. Wilber Su discusses what he has learned from doing more than 600 cryoballoon ablations as well as about 50 hybrid procedures. To watch the video or read the transcript, see: Cryo Balloon Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation — Video Interview with Dr. Wilber Su

Top Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Videos of 2012

StopAfib.org is pleased to unveil the Top Ten Atrial Fibrillation Videos of 2012. This year the FIRM ablation interviews with Dr. Narayan topped the list. Other popular topics included stroke prevention, new afib guidelines, sleep apnea, and medications. Stories about efficacy of catheter ablation and surgical procedures, comparisons of rate and rhythm control, and other […]

Roundup of Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month Stories and Resources

Today we have a roundup of Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month stories for you: In her EP Lab DigestPatient Perspective column for this month, StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills summarized the atrial fibrillation stroke prevention report produced by the Afib Optimal Treatment Task Force. There is a lot of great information for patients in this article. […]

American College of Cardiology Video About Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

The American College of Cardiology recently interviewed our founder and CEO, Mellanie True Hills, about how she came to start Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month and what has happened as a result. Access the video at: American College of Cardiology Interviews StopAfib.org Founder About Having Created Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Dr. Randy Wolf on Evolution of Atrial Fibrillation Mini Maze Procedure and Comparison to Catheter Ablation — Video

In this video, creator of the mini maze surgical procedure, Dr. Randall Wolf, describes the evolution of the procedure and how it came to be called the Wolf mini maze. He also discusses the effect of a minimalist approach to lesions, as well as how the mini maze procedure compares to catheter ablation. Watch the […]

Dr. James Reiffel on Atrial Fibrillation Treatments, Including Combining Ranolazine with Dronedarone — Video

At Heart Rhythm 2012, Dr. James Reiffel gave us an update on new medications for treating atrial fibrillation, including the combination of low doses of ranolazine (Ranexa) and dronedarone (Multaq). He also talked about rate control vs. rhythm control for afib, and how the decision can vary by age and level of symptoms. Watch the […]