American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2011

Women Have Different Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Results from Men — Video Interview with Dr. John Mandrola

At the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2011, Dr. John Mandrola presented a poster on gender-specific results of atrial fibrillation ablation in a private practice setting. In this video interview with him about the poster, he mentioned that in his experience women appear to be more challenging to treat with atrial fibrillation ablation and do …

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How Long Should You Be Monitored to Determine Success of an Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Eric Oddleifson, a member of the afib patient community, reported from a session at the Heart Rhythm 2009 AF Summit where Dr. James Edgerton presented findings and recommendations on post-procedure monitoring. After ablation, some doctors rely on patient self-reporting, which can be inaccurate 50% of the time due to silent afib. Through various analyses, Dr. …

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