Arrhythmia: Catheter Ablation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Cardiologists are often confronted with the choice of whether to restore and maintain sinus heart rhythm through catheter ablation or to manage heart rate by administering anticoagulants to decrease the risk of stroke. In this surgical presentation William G. Stevenson, MD, Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Program, and Laurence M. Epstein, MD, Chief Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, discuss indications for catheter ablation, the procedure, and its benefits.

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