Ablation as First-Line Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

Study results suggest it may be better to skip antiarrhythmic medications and go straight to ablation.

Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a form of heart rhythm disturbance that causes the heart to beat erratically. Many people find the sensation of a racing, pounding heart to be highly distressing—although it’s possible to have A-fib and not know it. When the arrhythmia occurs spontaneously and resolves on its own, the condition is known as paroxysmal […]
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