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Q & A: Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

  Questions and Answers about Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation

video by A. Marc Gillinov, MD

Specialties:

Minimally invasive mitral valve, aortic valve, and tricuspid valve surgery; mitral valve repair, surgical treatment and minimally invasive surgery for atrial fibrillation; off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery; and high-risk mitral valve surgery.

Dr. Gillinov discusses surgery for atrial fibrillation, the most common abnormal heart rhythm. You will learn:

  • about atrial fibrillation and why it needs treatment
  • treatment options for atrial fibrillation, including ablation techniques
  • surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation such as maze procedure, mini-maze, and minimally invasive approaches

For more information:

If you do not find what you are looking for about surgery for atrial fibrillation, contact us or call the Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute Resource & Information Nurse at 216.445.9288 or toll-free at 866.289.6911.

We would be happy to help you.


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