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Living with atrial fibrillation (AF)? Don't let AF slow you down. Learn more about your treatment options and get back to living life — your way.


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Are you considering an ablation? Have you explored the clinical literature? What does it mean and what do you really need to know?

Most catheter ablation clinical trials for atrial fibrillation (Afib or AF) focus on freedom from any atrial AF episodes lasting 30 seconds or longer during the 12 months after ablation. Success rates in clinical studies range from 59-89%, likely related to the intensity of ECG monitoring.1

You also may need to read deeper to find the data that matters to you.  Quality of life improvement, symptom reduction and AF burden (percentage of time in AF) tend to be secondary data points measured in clinical trials.

The recently published CIRCA-DOSE trial shows a 99% reduction in AF burden after ablation compared to AF burden a minimum of one month before ablation.2 This trial used the most rigorous form of ECG monitoring by using the REVEAL LINQ insertable cardiac monitor with each patient before and after ablation.

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I have AF. Now what?

Were you or a loved one recently diagnosed with AF? An AF diagnosis can be overwhelming and comes with a lot of questions — causes, symptoms, treatment options, etc. Learn more about AF and what you can do to take back your life.

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Catheter Ablation For Atrial Fibrillation

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Calkins H, et al. 2017 HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus statement on catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm, 2017 Oct; 14(10):e275-e444


Andrade, et al. Cryoballoon or radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation assessed by continuous monitoring: a randomized clinical trial. Circulation. 2019 Oct; 140; 1779-1788.