September 23, 2017

Final StopAfib Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Videos Are Now Available

The final videos from the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference have been posted. In the Q & A video, the panel of presenters answered procedure-related questions and general atrial fibrillation questions, such as: How do patients and doctors decide upon the right procedure? What is the role of pacemakers in […]

Videos of Dr. Robert Kowal and Dr. William Brinkman on the Latest Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation and Surgical Procedures

At the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Robert Kowal discussed innovative new catheter ablation procedures to treat atrial fibrillation and to prevent strokes. The ablation procedures he discussed included laser balloon, specialized radiofrequency catheters such as cycled phased RF, FIRM (Focal Impulse and Rotor Modulation) mapping, and renal artery […]

Can Those Over Eighty Have Atrial Fibrillation Procedures?

In the past week I’ve been approached by several folks in their eighties who are interested in catheter ablation or surgery for atrial fibrillation. But eighty is often considered the upper limit for these procedures due to concerns about the health of the patient. Perhaps not any more as a new study out of Canada […]