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Ablation and Surgery Clinical Trials Seeking Atrial Fibrillation Patients

While attending several recent medical conferences, we learned about some interesting procedure clinical trials that may be of interest to the afib patient community. To learn more, check out the following studies: The nContact CONVERGE Trial Will Study the Convergent Procedure for Treatment of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation The reMARQable Trial Will Study the nMARQ Multielectrode …

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New HRS/EHRA/ECAS Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Guidelines Presented by Dr. Hugh Calkins of Johns Hopkins — Video

At Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2012, Dr. Hugh Calkins, electrophysiologist at Johns Hopkins, presented the new 2012 HRS/EHRA/ECAS Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation, which will replace the original guidelines that were published in 2007. Instead of simply rewriting sections that have changed, the writing committee, which was made up …

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