AF Information & Advice For Patients

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Anticoagulation: AF-Related Stroke Prevention

AF-related stroke risk reduction Anticoagulants are a medication taken to reduce the risk of stroke caused by AF. They work by slowing down the...

Rate Control

Rate control Some AF patients are found to have a fast heart rate. If a heart rate is fast for much of the time (usually more than 100 beats per...

Rhythm Control

Rhythm control For some AF patients, there are no or few noticeable symptoms. However, for an estimated 50% of people diagnosed with AF,...

Ablation for AF

Ablation for AF Successfully managing atrial fibrillation can be difficult. At some point, doctors will likely discuss the options for trying...

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion What is the left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) procedure? The LAAO device, in trials and in practice, has...


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