November 21, 2017

Catheter Ablation Panel with Drs. Kowal, Natale, Marrouche, and Narayan — Video from 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

The Catheter Ablation Panel at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was chaired by Robert C. Kowal, MD, PhD, FHRS, and included: Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS; Nassir Marrouche, MD, FHRS; and Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PhD. The video of the panel contains two hours of introductory and advanced […]

2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Cryoballoon Ablation: Jay O. Franklin, MD

Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides Here, Dr. Jay O. Franklin discusses cryoballoon catheter ablation and compares it to radiofrequency catheter ablation. Learn how to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm by watching videos of the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference that was […]

Dr. Sanjiv Narayan on Results of FIRM Ablation Without Pulmonary Vein Isolation — Video

In the late breaking clinical trials session at Heart Rhythm 2013, Dr. Sanjiv Narayan presented early results of the multicenter PRECISE-PAF trial of FIRM ablation without pulmonary vein isolation. We caught up with Dr. Narayan and he talked with us on video about these findings along with other FIRM results presented at HRS. To watch […]

Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2012 Recap and Notes – Guest Posts by Dr. John Mandrola

Dr. John Mandrola, a cardiac electrophysiologist in Louisville, Kentucky, who blogs at Dr. John M, live-blogged the 2012 Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium. He has given us permission to reprint his blog posts for the afib community. You will find them here: Recap of Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2012 – Guest Posts by Dr. John Mandrola […]

Discussions at Heart Rhythm Society on Whether Catheter Ablation Can Successfully Treat Persistent and Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Catheter ablation in persistent and longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation patients has traditionally had low success rates since many of the triggers causing atrial fibrillation are dispersed throughout the left atrium. Thus isolation of the pulmonary veins, which works well for those with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, is often an incomplete solution for those with persistent forms […]