CCN Fast Facts. Ablation to Treat Atrial Fibrillation: Beyond Rhythm Control

Zak, J.
December 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p79
Academic Journal
The article discusses an ablation procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. It presents a table that shows the information and instructions for patients before, during, and after the ablation procedure. It says that before the procedure, the heart center will call the patient to schedule his cardiac computed tomography (CT) scan. It adds that after the procedure, the patient must notify the physician if he has bleeding or swelling in his groin.


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