Afib Treatment Herart

Ablation For Atrial Fibrillation

Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation is usually the last step in the treatment of Afib.  If you get to this stage it means you have probably been…

My Ablation Story

Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation; My Story

I talk about my experience with atrial fibrillation and catheter ablation. If you are thinking about having an ablation, you should watch this video.

Cryoblation for Afib

Cryoablation For Atrial Fibrillation

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation There is a slightly newer style ablation treatment for Atrial Fibrillation called Cryoablation. With Cryoablation, a supercooled catheter is used (cooled…

Afib Cryoablation

For Paroxysmal AF ablation faster, more successful with cryoballoon

Catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation was faster and more successful with a cryoballoon compared with radiofrequency ablation, according to findings from a single-center study…

Freezing the Heart to Heal the Heart

Atrial fibrillation causes the heart to contract in a very fast, irregular way. It affects about three million Americans and can lead to heart failure…

Afib Ablation Procedure Explained

Afib Ablation – What to Expect…

Afib Ablations are scary!  Unfortunately some doctors are a little less than artful in explaining the procedure and what to expect.  My Electrophysiologist spoke with…

Rich Peverley – Condition Update

I predict he will be just fine.  Afib is not a condition that cannot be overcome, his procedure should be a cure.  Recovery is rapid…

FDA Approves New Catheter For Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation

The FDA has granted marketing approval for the Thermocool Smarttouch ablation catheter for use in patients with drug-resistant paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), sustained monomorphic ischemic…

Surgery vs. Drugs for Irregular Heartbeat

Take it from me drug treatment for Atrial Fibrillation will only buy you time.  Get your afib FIXED and try not to settle for anything…

Zapping Vein Tops Drugs for Controlling Afib

Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (Afib) recurred significantly less often in patients initially treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) instead of medication, results of a randomized trial showed….

Second Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation – My Experience

On May 10th, 2011 I had my second catheter ablation for Afib. Cure for Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Cure for Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) (Fix for Heart…

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With A-Fib Rhythms, Higher Odds of Stroke

Ablating those regions was nearly twice as effective as the standard approach to eliminating atrial fibrillation with ablation, the team reported in The Journal of…

Super Ablation – The New FIRM Afib Ablation

Afib & the PRECISE Trial — StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Sanjiv Narayan Here is some great news for Afib sufferers especially those (like me) who had…

FIRM Ablation Update

Afib & the PRECISE Trial StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Sanjiv Narayan of the University of California, San Diego at Heart Rhythm Society 2013 In this video…

Catheter Ablation Surgery- Pre Surgery. SVT’s

This is the pre surgery video for my journey through catheter ablation surgery and living with SVT’s. Please feel free to privately message me for…

How are heart rhythm disorders surgically treated?

Dr. Richard Wu, a cardiac electrophysiologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, sucessfully treated patient Jean McIntosh’s heart disorder. Ms. McIntosh suffered from atrial…

WPW (Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome) Animation Video

Modern medicine has come up with a simple device that can actually take the place of your natural pacemaker. The artificial pacemaker is implanted into…

Ablation Treatment for Ventricular Fibrillation at Johns Hopkins

After an irregular heart rhythm struck out of the blue, James Cromwell made a dramatic comeback.

Success of Ablation (Correcting an Abnormal Heart Beat)

Cardiologist,  Bruce Lindsay, MD, is Section Head, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine.  He discusses the success rate of ablation (an…

Catheter Ablation – Part 3 – 9th September 2010 – Five Months Later

Catheter ablation follow up.

post-ablation procedure

Post-ablation video: How the procedure went and my current situation following radiofrequency catheter ablation for svt.

Cardiac Catheter Ablation

Dr. Joseph Souza, Electrophysiologist with Asheville Cardiology Associates, provides an overview of the cardiac catheter ablation procedure.  He discusses heart rhythm disorders that may benefit…

Living with Atrial Fibrillation- Patient Experiences and Treatment

Ronald Boyle, a patient with Atrial Fibrillation, shares his story of undergoing a Pulmonary Vein Ablation and receiving a new type of catheter at Mayo…

Atrial fibrillation (part 1 of 3): Who and Why

Dr. James Ong, a Cardiac Electrophysiologist, explains the mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation and how Radiofrequency Ablation can help eliminate AFib.  

New Drug-Free Treatment Shows Promise for Heart Rhythm Problems

[ytapvideo id=WD6Ia4bD9J4] The most important question would be: Does light to moderate drinking increase the risk of AF? The conclusion of the authors of this…