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Atrial Fibrillation Month Focuses on Life-Threatening Heartbeat

August 27, 2007 6:20 AM CT Dallas, TX, August 28, 2007 — Over five million Americans suffer from atrial fibrillation, the most common irregular heartbeat, where the heart spins goes out of control with little warning and for no apparent reason. It's a frightening occurrence that will impact millions more as atrial fibrillation overtakes aging baby boomers. …

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Heart Therapy Strains Efforts to Limit Costs

July 07, 2007 6:20 AM CT By Barnaby Feder, NYTimes Read Article — includes multimedia Companion pieces, also by Barnaby Feder, NYTimes: Evolving View of Dangers of Atrial Fibrillation Working From Within Atrial Fibrillation FAQ

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Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation—HRS/EHTA/ECAS

May 9, 2007 6:20 AM CT The Heart Rhythm Society developed this consensus statement on treatment of atrial fibrillation with catheter and surgical ablation in partnership with the European Heart Rhythm Association and the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society, and in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. While …

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2006 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation—ACC/AHA/ESC

December 31, 2006 6:20 AM CT These guidelines are to assist healthcare providers in diagnosing, managing, and preventing atrial fibrillation. They are a report of the Task Force on Practice Guidelines of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology Committee for Practice Guidelines. These guidelines were developed in collaboration with …

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