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Dr. Nassir Marrouche Discusses Use of MRI to Personalize Atrial Fibrillation Treatment and Avoid Stroke – Video

In this video interview, Dr. Nassir Marrouche, Executive Director of the Comprehensive Arrhythmia Research and Management (CARMA) Center at the University of Utah Health System, discusses the findings he recently presented at the Heart Rhythm Society annual meeting in Denver. He discussed the intriguing way they are using MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), to personalize atrial …

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Atrial Fibrillation Hybrid Procedures–StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Andrea Natale

In this video from Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Dr. Andrea Natale discusses new directions in afib treatment, including hybrid procedures combining catheter ablation and surgery for chronic or persistent atrial fibrillation, and contact force sensing for determining the force applied during catheter ablation. Dr. Natale is the Executive Medical …

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Dr. Andrea Russo on Women and Atrial Fibrillation Treatment and AF Stroke Risk – Video

At Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Dr. Andrea Russo talked about gender differences in atrial fibrillation treatment, including catheter ablation, as well as women and the risk of stroke from afib. Watch the video: Interview with Dr. Andrea Russo at Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010

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Dr. Riccardo Cappato on the Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Competitive Athletes – Video

At Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Dr. Riccardo Cappato talked about the impact of atrial fibrillation on competitive and professional athletes and how catheter ablation for afib has allowed many to return to training and competition. Watch the video, or read the transcript: Dr. Riccardo Cappato Part 2: Discussion of Athletes and Atrial Fibrillation

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Dr. Riccardo Cappato discusses the Second Worldwide Survey on AF Ablation – Video

At Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Dr. Riccardo Cappato talked about the results of the Second Worldwide Survey on AF Ablation and how catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation has become safer and more effective. Watch the video, or read the transcript: Dr. Riccardo Cappato: Discussion of Second Worldwide Survey on AF Ablation

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Is Catheter Ablation a Better Treatment Than Drugs for Atrial Fibrillation in Serious and Professional Athletes?

At the recent Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium, catheter ablation was presented as possibly a better atrial fibrillation (AF) treatment option for serious and professional athletes than antiarrhythmic drugs (AADs). According to Dr. Riccardo Cappato (Institute Policlinics San Donato, Milan, Italy), antiarrhythmic drug therapy has not been popular with this patient population."Even when effective, AADs significantly …

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Dr. Andrea Natale Discusses New Hybrid Atrial Fibrillation Treatments – Video

At Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Dr. Andrea Natale shared with us some of the new directions in atrial fibrillation treatment, including the newer hybrid procedures combining catheter ablation and surgery for chronic or persistent atrial fibrillation, and contact force sensing. See the video: Interview with Dr. Andrea Natale at Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010

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Follow Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium on Twitter via @StopAfib and #BAF10 Hashtag

Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium will be this week, so watch for great info about the latest in atrial fibrillation causes and risk factors, and afib treatments, including medication, catheter ablation, and surgery. If you're going, please let me know so we can meet. StopAfib will be tweeting again from Boston Afib (1/14/10-1/16/10), so please follow …

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You Can Fight Medicare or Insurance Denials and Get the Atrial Fibrillation Treatments or Medicines You Need

If you have a problem getting Medicare, Medicare Advantage, or your health insurance plan to cover an atrial fibrillation treatment, such as an afib medication, catheter ablation, or mini maze surgery, you don’t have to take "no" for an answer. You can push back by requesting a "coverage determination" or submitting an appeal. To learn …

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