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Complications from Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation (PAF) by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 01 Sep 2014 4:47pm Regardless of how good catheter ablationa treatment for atrial fibrillation using catheters inside the heart to ablate tissue using a laser guided by a camera. is as a treatment for atrial fibrillationA common abnormal heart rhythm causing a rapid, irregular pulse and failure of the ... Read on »
Complications from Catheter Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation (PAF) by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 01 Sep 2014 4:47pm The Article you are trying to view is password protected. Please enter the password below to proceed. Article password: Read on »
STOP AF Study Shows that Cryoablation Beats Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Treatment by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 6:33am Important new research from the STOP AF Study of people with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) shows a type of catheter ablation called cryoablation worked better than drugs to control arrhythmias. One year after treatment, 69.9% of people treated with cryoablation had no episodes of afib compared to 7.3% of those who were treated with anti-arr ... Read on »
STOP AF Study Shows that Cryoablation Beats Antiarrhythmic Drugs for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Treatment by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 12:00am Important new research from the STOP AF Study of people with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) shows a type of catheter ablation called cryoablation worked better than drugs to control arrhythmias. One year after treatment, 69.9% of people treated with cryoablation had no episodes of afib compared to 7.3% of those who were treated with ... Read on »
Cryo Catheter Ablation Is Now Available for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Patients in the US by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Dec 2010 1:12pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Medtronic Arctic Front® Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter system for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. This is the first cryo (freezing) catheter ablation system to receive approval in the US. Approval was based on the results of the STOP AF (Sustained Treatment of Paro ... Read on »
Medtronic Completes Follow up in Arctic Front Cryoballoon Clinical Trial for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 1:05pm Medtronic has completed 12 months of follow up in their U.S.-based STOP-AF clinical trial (Sustained Treatment of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation) for treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. This trial evaluated their cryoballoon catheter, the Arctic Front® CryoAblation Catheter System, which is already approved for use in Europe, Australia a ... Read on »
An Electrophysiologist’s Cryoablation Experience Yields Better Results for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 1:45pm At the recent Boston AF Symposium, investigators of the STOP AF clinical trial, which investigated the effectiveness and safety of Medtronic’s Arctic Front Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter system, showed that electrophysiologists who are more experienced with the device had better success rates and no major complications compared to those who ... Read on »
Consumer Information on: Arctic Front Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter - P100010 by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 12:00am This is a brief overview of information related to FDA’s approval to market this product. See the links below to the Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED) and product labeling for more complete information on this product, its indications for use, and the basis for FDA’s approval. Product Names: Arctic F ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation Ablation FAQs by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 01 Sep 2014 4:50pm Contents: Who can have ablation for atrial fibrillation? What are the pros and cons of atrial fibrillation ablation? What if ablation is not performed? Is paroxysmal atrial fibrillation ablation new? Is p ... Read on »
What are the Treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AF)? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 01 Sep 2014 4:38pm   Contents:   Apart from prescribing an anticoagulantA medication that prevens blood from clotting, or which reduces the likelihood of the blood to clot., treatment for the actual symptoms of AF includes (either separately or in combination): ... Read on »