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Webinar, What you need to know about the CABANA Trial, with Dr. Douglas Packer of Mayo Clinic

Since its completion, the CABANA Trial has gotten a lot of attention. You may have heard or read about it and wondered what its findings may mean for your own situation and treatment. Sometimes, sorting through all the information you’re hearing can feel a bit overwhelming—especially when a lot of it is just opinion or …

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Afib Master Class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky: Catheter Ablation Videos Now Available

You can now watch the next set of videos in our no-cost master class with world-renowned electrophysiologist Dr. Eric Prystowsky. In this set of videos, Dr. Prystowsky answers the questions he hears most frequently from patients about catheter ablation. When you watch these videos, you’ll discover some of the considerations your doctors make when deciding …

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2019 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference: Save the Date

As you probably know, we’ve set the dates and location for this year’s Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Conference: August 9–11 at the Fairmont Dallas. At StopAfib.org, we’re working hard to finalize the faculty and agenda for this year’s conference. So far, we’ve confirmed Dr. Prystowsky, who has long been an ally …

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Do You Have Persistent or Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation? You May Qualify for the aMAZE Study

If you have persistent or longstanding persistent afib and are considering a catheter ablation, you may qualify to participate in the aMAZE Study. This study is for the purpose of determining if adding the LARIAT procedure before a catheter ablation can help. Learn more about the study at: The aMAZE Study will evaluate the benefits …

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Catheter Ablation Panel with Drs. Kowal, Natale, Marrouche, and Narayan — Video from 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

The Catheter Ablation Panel at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was chaired by Robert C. Kowal, MD, PhD, FHRS, and included: Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS; Nassir Marrouche, MD, FHRS; and Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PhD. The video of the panel contains two hours of introductory and advanced …

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Duke Atrial Fibrillation Symptom Study Needs You If You Are Having Your First Afib Catheter Ablation

The Duke University School of Nursing is conducting a study about afib symptoms after catheter ablation and we are helping spread the word. You can participate if you will be having your first atrial fibrillation catheter ablation before August 22, 2014. As part of the study, you get to wear the popular Zio®patch cardiac monitor. …

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ESC: Detecting Fibrosis with MRI to Improve Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation Success

Here is an update on the DECAAF study that Dr. Nassir Marrouche presented at the European Society of Cardiology in Amsterdam today. According to Dr. Marrouche, the amount of fibrosis (scar tissue created in the heart by atrial fibrillation), as measured on pre-ablation MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging), predicts the success of catheter ablations for atrial …

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Dr. Andy Kiser Discusses the Hybrid Ablation for Tailoring Atrial Fibrillation Treatment — Video

In this video interview, Dr. Andy Kiser discusses the hybrid ablation (also called the hybrid procedure) for atrial fibrillation to tailor treatment for individual patients. This hybrid approach combines a surgical ablation procedure and a catheter ablation in the same setting, and is done by a team that consists of both a surgeon and an …

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Dr. Nassir Marrouche on Multicenter Atrial Fibrillation DECAAF Trial Presented at HRS — Video

In the late breaking clinical trials session at Heart Rhythm 2013, Dr. Nassir Marrouche presented results of the multicenter DECAAF trial. Dr. Marrouche talked with us on video about the results presented at HRS, including the role of hypertension (high blood pressure) in the development of atrial fibrosis and the evaluation by MRI of atrial …

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