October 28th, 2011

Mayo Clinic Heart Specialists Use Cold Therapy to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

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More than 3 million people in the United States are estimated to suffer from atrial fibrillation, which can cause fast and chaotic heartbeat in people whose atria, or the upper chambers of the heart, receive irregular electrical current for no apparent reason. Now, a recently approved therapy that uses a freezing balloon to treat atrial fibrillation is available at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla.

HealthCanal.com, 10/28/11

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