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This video shows the problems Atrial fibrillation can cause even in young patients as well as women.  My Afib started in my 40’s and 50’s but heart rhythm problems can start much earlier.  Remember Afib does not just “get better” on it’s own, it gets worse.  See an Electrophysiologist and get a treatment plan.  Atrial [More]
PAT ROBERTSON, CHRISTIAN BROADCASTER. In March 2009, Pat Robertson underwent surgery to repair an irregular heartbeat [atrial fibrillation] that put the 79-year-old at higher risk of a deadly stroke or heart attack. Mr. Robertson had been suffering from atrial fibrillation for several years.
[ytapvideo id=lP1hPiE_2y8] Dr Mehul Dhinoja, Consultant Cardiologist at BMI The London Independent Hospital, explains the catheter ablation procedure for patients and healthcare profes…
[ytapvideo id=m1HxN8s-qEU] Heart fluttering? WAFB profiles Dr. Kenneth Civello of Our Lady of the Lake to discuss atrial fibrillation, one of the most common cardiac problems. Dr. Civello is Board Certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine with Louisiana Cardiology Associates. Visit to learn more. Our Lady of the Lake Regional [More]
“Asked coach if he could go back in the game!” Dallas Stars player Rich Peverley will spend weeks recovering from a cardiac event called atrial fibrillation, or A-fib. He collapsed this week, a medical emergency during Monday night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
High blood pressure is one of the major causes of afib. I don’t know of anyone who has atrial fibrillation who does not have or did have hypertension. It’s most common condition associated with atrial fibrillation. If your blood pressure is through the roof and you’re not doing much about it, chances are, you’ll develop [More]
I think it’s great to have the Queen of the soap operas Susan Lucci share her story and bring needed coverage to the “unknown heart condition” – Atrial Fibrillation In case you missed it: After an unexpected diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib), a type of irregular heart beat they had never heard of before, daytime [More]
It’s hard to keep livin’ when your heart’s afibin’…  
I am a 53 year old male with afib.   I don’t know of ANY natural methods for taming Atrial Fibrillation especially long term afib – I tried everything until my doctor introduced me to a relatively new drug called Tikosyn or dofetilide. It is a class three anti-arrhythmic drug.  I got started on it about [More]
Doin’ the Afib Dance – this one just cracks me up!  It does help visualize the different types of arrhythmias.  Fun to Watch – Good music too.  
[ytapvideo id=OR42CeNAce0] I have been free of paroxysmal fibrillation for now 19 months since my cryoablaion was done at the Rochester, MN Mayo Clinic by Douglas Packer, MD on January…
Live Longer?Have a Catheter Ablation! By Steve S. Ryan, PhD, September 2014 Medical breakthrough news! In a 10-year study that followed over 3,000 A-Fib patients who had a successful catheter ablation, researchers found a 60% reduction in the expected rate of cardiovascular mortality.  
Pope Joseph Ratzinger, known as Benedict XVI, stepped down from the papacy on Feb. 28, 2013 due to declining health. Among other health issues a source close to the Vatican said the Pope suffered from atrial fibrillation, one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm and a big cause of strokes. #afib
Drs. Wes Fisher and Jose Nazari discuss the atrial fibrillation ablation procedure. To learn more about Atrial Fibrillation, visit
PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH (Sr.): In 1991 was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation due to hyperthyroidism.
Do drugs that control heart rhythm or heart rate do a better job of treating atrial fibrillation?  It turns out the answer to that question depends on when yo…
New guidelines for Atrial Fibrillation treatment and control. New Afib guidelines released on Friday by the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Heart Rhythm Society.  Among other features, the 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation  – Read More…
Inducible SVT was found in large percentage of pediatric patients undergoing EP study for so-called lone AF. Scott R. Ceresnak, MD Children’s Hospital at Mon…
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 my email address if you’d like to ask me any private questions.
The Left Atrial Appendage – I’ll bet you didn’t even know you had one.  You do, and it’s just waiting to cause you a world of hurt. About 3 million people in the United States have atrial fibrillation, and it is estimated 16 million Americans will have the condition by 2050.  Stroke is one of [More]
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 or stroke. Now — there’s a new treatment that literally freezes AFib away, when medications don’t work.
A live demo of ablation for long-standing, persistent AFib, from start to finish, showing the technique of transseptal access, 3D mapping, PV isolation, and ablating additional drivers of AF in the posterior wall and left atrial appendage.