Atrial flutter care at Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), heart rhythm specialists (electrophysiologists) and heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) work together as a team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care for people who have atrial flutter.

Individualized approach

Doctors at Mayo Clinic provide care for you as a whole person. They spend time to learn about you and work with you to provide a personalized treatment plan — care tailored to your specific needs.

Treatment expertise

Mayo Clinic doctors with expertise and training in heart rhythm conditions treat people with atrial flutter and other heart rhythm conditions in the Heart Rhythm Clinic.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart rhythm conditions have experience diagnosing and treating atrial flutter and other heart rhythm conditions. Doctors may order several tests to determine the cause and severity of your condition and determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. Tests may include an electrocardiogram (ECG), chest X-ray, echocardiogram, Holter monitor, event recorder and a stress test.

Treatment for atrial flutter at Mayo Clinic can involve medication therapy, cardiac ablation, cardioversion or other advanced treatment options, depending on what doctors determine is appropriate for your condition.


Doctors in the Cardiovascular Research Center at Mayo Clinic conduct research in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart rhythm conditions and other cardiovascular diseases. Doctors also may conduct clinical trials.

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Expertise and rankings


Mayo Clinic cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and others have extensive experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating people with all types of heart rhythm conditions, including atrial flutter. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 4,900 people with atrial flutter each year.

The latest techniques and technology

Doctors in Mayo Clinic's Cardiovascular Research Center are focused on developing diagnostic tests and innovative treatments for people with cardiovascular disease.

In Mayo Clinic's Heart Rhythm Clinic, doctors work together as a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat people with a wide variety of heart rhythm disorders, including atrial flutter. Mayo Clinic doctors use advanced imaging and mapping techniques that allow them to make prompt and accurate diagnoses, which may include referral to the Electrophysiology Laboratory.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

With Mayo Clinic's emphasis on collaborative care, specialists at each of the campuses — Minnesota, Arizona and Florida — interact very closely with colleagues at the other campuses and the Mayo Clinic Health System.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases departments' expertise and rankings.

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Costs and insurance

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July 15, 2017