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Use of MRI in Catheter Ablation is Atrial Fibrillation Breakthrough

Posted Jan 08 2009 10:57am 1 Comment

A team at the University of Utah School of Medicine is pioneering the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in catheter ablation for treatment of atrial fibrillation. The major complication rate using MRI has been 12 times better than the norm.

 

By the end of the year, they expect to perform the first catheter ablation with simultaneous MRI imaging.

 

Read:   Breakthrough: Use of MRI in Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

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Good to see these kinds of advances in the medical field.  As a senior citizen, it can be difficult for me to find all the medical products I need.  Luckily, I am able to purchase my catheter supplies from http://www.180medical.com.  It has made my life so much easier.

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