April 30, 2017

Surgery Panel with Drs. Damiano and Philpott — Video from 2015 AF Patient Conference

The Surgery Panel at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference included Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD speaking about surgical ablation and Jonathan M. Philpott, MD speaking about hybrid ablation and the Heart Team approach. James R. Edgerton, MD, FACS, FACC, FHRS was unable to attend so his interactive […]

2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Surgery & Left Atrial Appendage: William T. Brinkman, MD

Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides Here, Dr. William T. Brinkman discusses surgery for atrial fibrillation, including the concomitant maze, the classic Cox maze, the closed chest maze using the Dallas Lesion Set, and the new staged hybrid surgical ablation procedure. He also […]

Surgeon Explains Why Hybrid Ablation “Makes Sense” for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

Hybrid ablation is an emerging treatment for patients with persistent and longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation. It is a dual approach, in which an electrophysiologist ablates from inside the heart and the cardiac surgeon ablates on the outside the heart. Dr. James Edgerton, a cardiac surgeon at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano in Texas, who spoke […]