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Oral Anticoagulation vs. Left Atrial Appendage Closure After AF Ablation

Dr. Saliba and Dr. Wazni discuss the challenges of patients who would like to stop anticoagulation after atrial fibrillation ablation. The OPTION study is a research trial looking at the safety and…

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Convergent Procedure for Treatment of Advanced Atrial Fibrillation

The Convergent Procedure is a combination of minimally invasive surgical treatment with catheter ablation to provide the best results for patients with persistent atrial fibrillation. The recent…

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It’s Not Just HOW You Do but WHEN You Do an Ablation

Cleveland Clinic Global EP Summit Atrial fibrillation is a progressive disease that changes over time, which requires different goals of therapy, ablation strategies, and timing of ablation for the…

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Left Atrial Appendage Closure: Preventing Strokes in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Oussama Wazni, MD, Section Head, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing and electrophysiologist Walid Saliba MD discuss atrial fibrillation stroke prevention, and the role of left atrial appendage…

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Catheter Ablation vs Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation CABANA – What did we learn

Oussama Wazni, MD, Section Head, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing and Bruce Lindsay MD, past Section Head and past president of Heart Rhythm Society discusses the challenges and findings from the…

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STS Update: Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Marc Gillinov, Chairman, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, discusses recent data which states that surgeons should perform the MAZE procedure (surgical ablation) if a patient presents in the…

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