Mayo Clinic's approach

Mayo Clinic electrophysiologist Fred Kusumoto, M.D., explains what happens in the heart to create atrial fibrillation and what can be done to fix it.

  • Experience and expertise. Ablation therapy involves a wide range of complex procedures that require highly skilled physicians or surgeons. Mayo Clinic experts have extensive experience with these techniques. The depth of experience helps doctors provide exactly the care you need.
  • Teamwork. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in many specialties are trained in ablation therapy. They work as a team to care for people undergoing ablation therapy.
  • Advanced technology. People undergoing ablation therapy at Mayo Clinic benefit from Mayo's advanced technology.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic researchers have contributed to the understanding of ablation therapy and have published widely on the results of their research. They are committed to developing and sharing new techniques and evaluating their effectiveness.

This emphasis on research increases the treatment choices available to Mayo Clinic patients, and they might also have access to clinical trials and other studies.

April 21, 2017
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