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  • 21. Non-surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) What are the non-surgical procedures for atrial fibrillation? The American Heart Association explains the procedures for afib that do not require surgery, such as Electrical cardioversion, Radiofrequency ablation or catheter ablation, Pulmonary vein isolation ablation (PVI ablation or PVA) and AV node ablation with pacemakers.
  • 22. Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.
  • 23. Types of Replacement Heart Valves If you need to have a heart valve replacement, there are several choices to consider when selecting the type of valve you need. Learn more about them.
  • 24. Preparing Children for Heart Surgery The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.
  • 25. Heart Valve Problems and Causes If you?re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.
  • 26. Treatment and Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation The American Heart Association explains the treatment of AFib and prevention of atrial fibrillation.
  • 27. Treatment Options of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) How is atrial fibrillation treated? The American Heart Association explains the treatment for afib, afib medications, afib surgical procedures and afib non-surgical procedures.
  • 28. Living with Atrial Fibrillation Brochure This brochure discusses atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke and provides information on medications, including the anticoagulant warfarin - one of the most promising methods of treatment and prevention of stroke.
  • 29. Atrial Fibrillation Medications The American Heart Association explains afib medications, managing your prescriptions for afib, such as Blood thinners anticoagulants and much more.
  • 30. Congenital Heart Defects Surgery The American Heart Association explains how to prepare for Congenital Heart Defects Surgery for adults and children.


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