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Afib Procedure

Watchman Procedure for Afib
November 4, 2021

Watchman Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) that originates in the upper chambers of the heart (atria). When the heart is…

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Cardiologist
October 8, 2021

What is the difference between a cardiologist and electrophysiologist?

Overview A cardiologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions which affect the heart. These may include high blood pressure,…

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Atrial Fibrillation and Cardioversion
September 8, 2021

Cardioversion for atrial fibrillation

Treatment of atrial fibrillation is multifactorial and can be broken down into 3 treatment goals: treat underlying conditions that cause AFib, prevent…

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Cryoablation for Afib - human body with a heart
August 13, 2021

Cryoablation for AFib

Atrial fibrillation treatment focuses on rate control, rhythm control, and stroke prevention. The goal of rhythm control is to keep the heart…

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Surgery for AFib
August 6, 2021

Common Surgeries to Help With Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm. People with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk for heart failure, stroke, and…

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ablation
July 16, 2021

How long does it take to recover from AFib Ablation?

There are three primary goals in the treatment of atrial fibrillation: alleviate symptoms, decrease the risk of heart failure, and reduce stroke…

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man experiencing heart problem
July 9, 2021

How to Diagnose AFib?

Atrial fibrillation is the most common abnormal heart rhythm and increases a person’s risk of stroke and heart failure. Atrial fibrillation diagnosis…

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June 24, 2021

What Is A Pacemaker?

Atrial fibrillation is a chaotic, irregular rhythm treated with medications or procedures to slow the heart rate, decrease the frequency of AFib…

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April 8, 2021

AFib Treatment Through Catheter-Based Ablations & Pulmonary Vein Isolation

If a patient’s atrial fibrillation is not responding to less invasive treatment options such as medications or cardioversion, Dr. Laws can facilitate…

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March 30, 2021

AFib Treatment Through Arrhythmia Procedures

As discussed in previous editions of The Scoop, treatment of atrial fibrillation focuses on rate control, rhythm control and stroke prevention. Medications…

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