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Don’t Miss a Beat on A-fib: How to Make the Right Plans for Individual Patients

This practical, data-fueled talk from Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD, MS, FACC, chief of the UCSF Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service, will help PCPs better understand how to assess stroke risk; make treatment decisions, such as anticoagulation therapy versus catheter ablation; and educate their patients on the necessity of addressing such factors as obesity and sleep apnea. Learn when to consider treatment for asymptomatic A-fib patients and why aspirin therapy is “not better than nothing.”


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January 30, 2023

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UCSF MedConnection

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Edward P. Gerstenfeld Gerstenfeld, MD, MS, FACC

Edward P. Gerstenfeld Gerstenfeld, MD, MS, FACC

Chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia

Dr. Edward P. Gerstenfeld is chief of the UCSF Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service. His expertise includes treating arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats, with catheter ablation. Specific techniques, such as endocardial and ...

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