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Catheter Ablation Better Than Pharmacological Atrial Fibrillation Therapies

January 31, 2018

A new study revealed patients receiving radiofrequency catheter ablation compared to traditional drug therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF), a contributing factor to heart failure, had significantly lower hospitalization and mortality rates. The findings are published in the February 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. ... Read more

Catheter Ablation Better Than Traditional Drug Therapies for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

August 27, 2017

Radiofrequency catheter ablation lowered hospitalization and mortality rates by 47 and 44 percent respectively in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), a contributing factor to heart failure. ... Read more

New Clinical Trial for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

August 04, 2016

The CARMA Center at the University of Utah Health Care kicked off a clinical trial aiming to improve the treatment of atrial fibrillation. ... Read more

Atrial Fibrillation -- Are You at Risk?

July 06, 2016

Atrial fibrillation is a rhythm disorder of the heart characterized by extra heartbeats in the upper chambers of the heart. ... Read more

Confusion, Controversy Surround Blood Thinner Pradaxa

August 18, 2014

Why you should continue taking it despite a report questioning its safety.... Read more