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My father hypertensive 73 yr with paroxysmal afib he had attacks every 20days(slow afib) despite treatment with cordarone (amiodarone) what to do & is ablation mst?

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Dr. Harinder Gill
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Atrial Fibrillation

He needs to be on an anticoagulant, ensure he is metabolically intact (TSH,K+ etc) ,check amiodarone levels to therapeutic range, control other conditions (Hypertension, coronary disease etc).
Ultimately ablative intervention also will likely help.

In brief: Atrial Fibrillation

He needs to be on an anticoagulant, ensure he is metabolically intact (TSH,K+ etc) ,check amiodarone levels to therapeutic range, control other conditions (Hypertension, coronary disease etc).
Ultimately ablative intervention also will likely help.
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