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What's next if cardioversion didn't work?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Medicine: As a large study showed (the affirm) study, people do fine even with atrial fibrillation as long as the heart rate is controlled with drugs and anticoagulants are given if indicated.
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 37 years experience
AF Ablation & Rx: Intracardia arrythmia ablation. This procedure is done by an electrophysiologist cardiologist. And if that doesn't work the heart rate can be controlled by medication plus a blood thinner.

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