Cardiac Ablation Keeps AFib at Bay

A new study finds that cardiac ablation does more than treat symptoms: It reduces hospitalizations and mortality too.

If the human body were a band, the heart would be the drummer—keeping steady time and guiding the rest of the musicians. In people with atrial fibrillation (AFib), though, the drummer has lost the beat. AFib is most frequently caused by cells in the pulmonary veins in the upper left chamber of the heart sending […]

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