Medical Moment: Treatment for irregular heartbeat
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - What’s the best treatment for an irregular heartbeat?
Well, a new study says a procedure to freeze troublesome tissue might be a patients’ best bet.
At least 2.7 million Americans are living with A-fib.
It’s an irregular heartbeat that left untreated, could lead to blood clots, stroke, or heart failure.
Medication is the gold standard, but as Martie Salt reports, a new study may lead to a change for doctors and patients.
As with any medical procedure, complications can occur.
Your doctor will discuss your risk for complications during your office visit prior to the procedure.
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