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Atrial Fibrillation

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Boston Doctors Use ‘Medical GPS’ To Help In Heart Surgeries

WBZ-TV was there for a first-of-its-kind procedure that could make a common heart surgery a whole lot safer.


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Move Over, Warfarin: New drug liberates AFib patients

There’s a new drug in town for those suffering from atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common form of abnormal heart rhythm. During atrial fibrillation, the heart’s two small upper chambers tremble rather than beat, raising the risk of blood clots and stroke.

CBS Boston–01/28/2011

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After MiniMaze, Patient Gets Back To Life

Mostafa Salem of Framingham had felt his heart flip-flopping in his chest from time to time. A business analyst then in his 60s, he chalked the uncomfortable, quivering sensation up to stress and never suspected a medical condition.

CBS Boston–01/28/2011


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