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This edition: The Science of Treating Atrial Fibrillation





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Episode Details

The goal of the program is to educate viewers about the problem of Atrial Fibrillation and the advancements being made in the diagnosis and treatment of it. Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder and it's a very important a health issue. Left untreated it can lead to an increased risk of stroke and heart failure. But there are many effective treatments including surgical ablation and many different drug therapies. In this program we will take the viewer inside the operating room to see surgical treatments for Atrial Fibrillation and through patients stories and expert interviews highlight the improvements in quality of life once Atrial Fibrillation is properly treated.