Review Articles

Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation



The surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) has evolved significantly over the last 20 years and even more so in the last 5 years. There are now many clinically successful surgical procedures focused on eliminating AF and AF-related stroke. This review discusses the current types of surgical AF procedures, including minimally invasive and hybrid, and may assist clinicians in understanding the various surgical AF options available to patients today.


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  • Year: 2021
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 1
  • Page/Article: 56-64
  • DOI: 10.14797/VNDG5944
  • Published on 1 Jan 2021
  • Peer Reviewed