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|Cryoballoon Pulmonary Vein Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation|
Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 5
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 28 Aug 2021
Last Reviewed: 28 Aug 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes
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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia encountered in the United States. The prevalence of atrial fibrillation dramatically increases with advancing age. The increasing life expectancy of individuals in the United States, in conjunction with the increasing frequency of risk factors associated with atrial fibrillation such as hypertension and obesity, likely will lead to a continued increase in the number of individuals with atrial fibrillation. This activity reviews the pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation, its presentation, and available treatment options and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in the management of this arrhythmia.
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Authors: Mena Yacoub
Editors: Robert Sheppard
Editors-In-Chief: F Brian BoudiOfek HaiLovely Chhabra
Chief Medical Reviewer: Waleed Kayani
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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