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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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Left atrial appendage closure device implantation in patients with prior intracranial hemorrhage

Dr. Venu Menon, Director of the Cardiovascular Fellowship Program and Section Head, Clinical Cardiology discusses with Erika Hutt, MD a first year cardiovascular fellow the use of the WATCHMAN, a…

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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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