How is the atria compartmentalized in patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) (AF)?

Updated: Apr 09, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Two approaches to compartmentalization of the atria are surgical, by which multiple cuts are made to the atria, and radiofrequency ablation (RFA).


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