Category Archives: Catheter ablation

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Are You at Risk For Cancer From Heart and Atrial Fibrillation Procedures

Do you go through medical procedures without paying attention to the risks involved from continued radiation exposure? It's worth paying close attention to the amount of radiation you receive from CT scans (computed tomography) and from radiation exposure during atrial fibrillation procedures such as catheter ablation. Every time you are exposed to radiation, it increases …

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FDA Approves First Device for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

We recently reported that an ablation catheter clinical trial would potentially usher in FDA approval of the first device for treating atrial fibrillation. That approval was just granted today when the NAVISTAR® THERMOCOOL® Catheter from Biosense Webster (Johnson & Johnson) was approved by the FDA for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Finally, a step in …

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Request for FDA Approval of Catheter for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation May Usher in Sea Change

One of the many studies reported on this week at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in New Orleans was about an ablation catheter clinical trial (from Biosense Webster) that may finally usher in the first FDA approval of a device for treating atrial fibrillation. Read why this could be good news for anyone with …

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Atrial Fibrillation Seminar — Chicago

UPDATED 11-18-08: This event is being postponed and rescheduled for after the holidays.  For those near Chicago, Illinois (Schaumburg, to be exact), we hope that you can join us at an atrial fibrillation patient information seminar on November 22. It is sponsored by the Alexian Brothers Cardiovascular Institute. Read: Free Seminar on Atrial Fibrillation, Schaumburg, …

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