ATRIAL FIBRILLATION SURGERY
Atrial fibrillation ( AF ) is a disturbance of the heart rhythm that may accompany other heart conditions.
Typically You may be offered atrial fibrillation (AF) procedure, so called ablation together with a mitral valve operation.
This is recommended to reduce the risk of a stroke associated with the presence of AF.
Restoration of a regular heart beat improves your recovery and further quality of life.
Part of the AF surgery involves the exclusion of so called Left Atrial Appendage - the frequent source of clotting formation and subsequent embolism.