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  1. Atrial Fibrillation Discusses atrialfibrillation, an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Covers causes, including high blood pressure and CAD. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers treatment with medicines, cardioversion, and catheter ablation.
  2. What Is AtrialFibrillation? Find out what atrialfibrillation is and how it's treated.
  3. Catheter Ablation for AtrialFibrillation Learn what catheter ablation is and how it is done to treat atrialfibrillation.
  4. Atrial Fibrillation: Living Well Learn how to have a healthy, active lifestyle with atrialfibrillation.
  5. Atrial Fibrillation: Managing Your Symptoms Learn how to manage your symptoms and live better with a-fib.
  6. Atrial Fibrillation: Feeling More in Control Hear how atrialfibrillation affected three people's lives and how each one found a way to manage it.
  7. Maze Procedure for AtrialFibrillation Discusses surgical treatment to control irregular heartbeat and restore normal rhythm of heart. Looks at what to expect after surgery such as taking medicine such as Coumadin. Covers risks.
  8. Atrial Fibrillation and Daily Life
  9. History and Physical Exam for AtrialFibrillation Covers questions your doctor may ask about your medical history to diagnose atrialfibrillation. Includes asking about chest pain. Covers what your doctor may do during the physical exam. Covers possible findings such as irregular pulse or heartbeat.
  10. Catheter Ablation for AtrialFibrillation Discusses nonsurgical procedure, called catheter ablation, for atrialfibrillation if medicine is not effective or not tolerated. Also discusses implanting a pacemaker. Looks at why procedure is done, how well it works, and possible risks.
  11. Electrical Cardioversion for AtrialFibrillation Discusses procedure that uses electric current to reset heart's rhythm to its regular pattern. Covers its use to stop atrialfibrillation. Discusses what to expect after treatment, how well it works, and risks.
  12. Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Take an Anticoagulant to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take an anticoagulant to prevent stroke. Explains atrialfibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants and aspirin. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  13. Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Try Electrical Cardioversion? Guides you through decision to have cardioversion for atrialfibrillation. Discusses electrical cardioversion and rate control drugs. Lists benefits and risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  14. Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Have Catheter Ablation? Guides you through the decision to have catheter ablation for the heart rhythm problem atrialfibrillation. Lists benefits and risks of catheter ablation and medical therapy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  15. Atrial Fibrillation: Which Anticoagulant Should I Take to Prevent Stroke? Guides you through the decision to take warfarin or a different anticoagulant (apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, or rivaroxaban) to prevent stroke. Explains atrialfibrillation and risk of stroke. Lists benefits and risks of anticoagulants.
  16. Pacemaker: Living Well With It Discusses pacemakers to control heart rhythm. Gives information on safety guidelines and tips for exercise and travel.
  17. Types of Supraventricular Tachycardia
  18. After a Stroke: Taking a Blood Thinner for A-Fib Learn why it's important to take blood-thinning medicine after your stroke.
  19. Electrical Cardioversion (Defibrillation) for a Fast Heart Rate
  20. Mitral Valve Disease: Heart Rhythm Problems
  21. Catheter Ablation for SVT Learn about catheter ablation for supraventricular tachycardia and how it's done.
  22. Supraventricular Tachycardia: Should I Have Catheter Ablation? Guides you through the decision to have catheter ablation for the heart rhythm problem supraventricular tachycardia. Lists benefits and risks of catheter ablation and medical therapy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  23. Catheter Ablation for a Fast Heart Rate Covers procedure to destroy (ablate) tiny areas of heart muscle causing fast heart rate. Includes radiofrequency ablation and cryoablation. Covers use for supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia (AVRT), Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, and ventricular tachycardia.

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