AF Information & Advice For Patients
Did you know, AFib patients have a 5-fold higher risk of developing an af-related stroke and a 2-fold risk of dying from stroke.
Watch as David Premo, an atrial fibrillation patient, af-related stroke survivor and one of Arrhythmia Alliance/ AF Association dedicated volunteer shares his journey to recovery.
In 2017, David suffered a significant af-related stroke with aphasia. Listen as he shares decision points, plans and actions taken to regain speech, resume his position as a university professor and gain recognition as a Division Director of Toastmaster. David’s success is a result of following the advice of Abraham Lincoln, “If it is going to be, it is up to me.”
Catheter Ablation For Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB)
Learn about what catheter ablation is and how it's used to treat atrial fibrillation (AFIB). Doctors and cardiologists from the Cleveland Clinic describe the catheter ablation procedure, what it is, how it's done and what results can be expected from this surgery.