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LONE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

A Ablation A procedure for destroying heart tissue that is creating abnormal electrical impulses. Accessory pathway A collection of muscle fibres that bypass the normal pathway for electrical impulses going from the atria to the ventricles through the atrioventricular (AV) node.

Conquering Atrial

Conquering Atrial Fibrillation with Catheter Ablation By Robert S. Fishel, M.D., FACC cover story ABLATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION Atrial fibrillation is the most common serious cardiac arrhythmia in existence.

Evidence Based Guideline

Evidence Based Guideline Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter File Name: maze_procedure_for_atrial_fibrillation_or_flutter Origination: 6/1994 Last Review: 3/2006 Active guideline, no longer scheduled for routine literature review.

Surgical Approaches for Atrial Fibrillation Barbara ...

234 CRITICAL CARE NURSING QUARTERLY /JULY–SEPTEMBER 2007 Figure 1. Heart in atrial fibrillation. disease, valvular disease, chronic lung dis

Bipolar atrial sensing thresholds in sinus rhythm and atrial ...

Europace (1999) 1, 135-139 Bipolar atrial sensing thresholds in sinus rhythm and atrial tachyarrhythmias A comparative analysis inpatients with DDDR pacemakers J. Neuzner, J. Sperzel, H. F. Pitschner, T. Schwarz, W. Ehrlich, B. Schulteand W. Haberbosch Department of Cardiology, Kerckho VClinic ...

Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly

REVIEW Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly MargaretC. Fang, MD, MPH, a JaneChen, MD, b MichaelW. Rich, MD b a Division of General Internal Medicine Hospitalist Group, University of California, San Francisco; b Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo ...

Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation — One Setback after ...

n engl j med 358;25 www.nejm.org june 19, 2008 2725 The new england journal of medicine Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation — One Setback after Another Michael E. Cain, M.D., and Anne B. Curtis, M.D. Atrial fibrillation, the most common sustained arrhythmia observed in hospitalized patients ...

Guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation

ESC GUIDELINES Guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation The TaskForceforthe Management of Atrial Fibrillation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Developed with the special contribution of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) † Endorsed by the European Association ...

Atrial Fibrillation Frequently Asked Questions

Atrial Fibrillation Frequently Asked Questions 1. "Did I cause my Atrial Fibrillation? Am I responsible for getting A-Fib?" In general we are not responsible for and didn't cause our A-Fib.

Atrial Fibrillation Frequently Asked Questions

1. What caused my Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB)? Did I cause it? Am I responsible for getting AFIB? In general, we are not responsible for and didn't cause our AFIB.