May 28, 2017

Results of FIRE AND ICE Trial Comparing Cryoballoon and Radiofrequency Catheter Ablations ― Video

In this video interview, Karl-Heinz Kuck, MD talked about what the results of the FIRE AND ICE TRIAL comparing cryoballoon and radiofrequency catheter ablations means for patients and doctors. Watch the video at: Video: FIRE AND ICE Trial with Karl-Heinz Kuck, MD

Do You Qualify for the DEEP Study of a Minimally-Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Treatment?

The DEEP (Dual Epicardial and Endocardial Procedure) research study is designed to establish a safe and reliable minimally-invasive treatment for atrial fibrillation. Patients may receive compensation for participating. If you have afib, you may qualify to participate. Learn more at: DEEP Study to Evaluate Safety and Effectiveness of Minimally-Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Treatment    

EP Lab Digest Publishes About 2015 Get in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

EP Lab Digest recently published 2015 Get in Rhythm Patient Conference: Helping Afib Patients Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. The article talks about the previous successful inaugural Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, including what participants had to say. We have raised […]

EP Lab Digest Publishes “National Alliance of Integrated Afib Centers: The Next Level of Afib Treatment”

EP Lab Digest recently published National Alliance of Integrated Afib Centers: The Next Level of Afib Treatment, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. This article explores an intriguing new alliance of integrated afib centers in which electrophysiologists and surgeons collaborate to find the optimal treatment for atrial fibrillation patients. The alliance is focused on […]

EP Lab Digest Publishes “A Matter of Trust: How to Build Adherence with Afib Patients”

EP Lab Digest recently published A Matter of Trust: How to Build Adherence with Afib Patients, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. The article, based on the experiences of hundreds of afib patients, explores why patients don’t follow doctor recommendations and what they recommend doctors do to improve the situation and create trust and […]

Top Atrial Fibrillation Experts Named to StopAfib.org Global Medical Advisory Board

In celebration of Stroke Awareness Month (May), atrial fibrillation patient advocacy organization StopAfib.org is pleased to announce the addition of four afib experts to our Global Medical Advisory Board. The board is now made up of 23 of the world’s foremost electrophysiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, neurologists, epidemiologists, and researchers, all of whom are on the forefront […]

Top Atrial Fibrillation Doctors Named to Inaugural StopAfib.org Medical Advisory Board

Today is a very special day for StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills as she celebrates five years of being afib-free as a result of her minimally-invasive (mini maze) procedure. It is also National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, so today is the perfect day to make a big announcement. StopAfib.org is very pleased to announce our […]

Afib Convergent Procedure Webcast: Catheter Ablation plus Surgery

Here is an interesting webcast replay that you may want to check out if you’re interested in having a catheter ablation or surgery for atrial fibrillation. In this webcast, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Andy C. Kiser and electrophysiologist Dr. Mark Landers, both of Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, North Carolina, perform a Convergent Procedure. This procedure, […]

Atrial Fibrillation Hybrid Procedures–StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Andrea Natale

In this video from Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Dr. Andrea Natale discusses new directions in afib treatment, including hybrid procedures combining catheter ablation and surgery for chronic or persistent atrial fibrillation, and contact force sensing for determining the force applied during catheter ablation. Dr. Natale is the Executive Medical

Dr. Andrea Natale Discusses New Hybrid Atrial Fibrillation Treatments – Video

At Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Dr. Andrea Natale shared with us some of the new directions in atrial fibrillation treatment, including the newer hybrid procedures combining catheter ablation and surgery for chronic or persistent atrial fibrillation, and contact force sensing. See the video: Interview with Dr. Andrea Natale at Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010