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Dr. Nassir Marrouche, (pictured above) director of the Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute and The Research Innovation for Arrhythmia Discoveries

Global AFib Study Finds Simple Procedures Work Best

Researchers from Tulane University and partner institutions found that using advanced image-guided technology to more aggressively target diseased areas of the heart that cause arrythmias didn’t lead to better outcomes for patients — and put some at higher risk of strokes.

Results from one of the largest global studies of atrial fibrillation (AFib) procedures show that the simple approach is usually best when it comes to ablation, a procedure where physicians destroy or ablate cardiac tissue to correct irregular heart rhythms.,...Click to Read More as Dr. Marrouche discusses the findings of the study.

 
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