Atrial Fibrillation Treatments
Atrial fibrillation is a complex disease that requires tailoring treatment to each patient’s unique needs. We use a team approach that unites the skills of nationally recognized cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, nurses and other specialists, who collaborate with your primary care physician or other referring health care provider.
Atrial fibrillation treatment falls into three categories:
During cardiac surgery, a blood clot is removed from the atria to reduce the risk of stroke. Please note: This video may be graphic in nature. There is no audio for this video.
Contact Us Today
For more information regarding atrial fibrillation, please call the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at 312-694-AFIB (2342) and ask to speak with one of our dedicated atrial fibrillation nurses. Jane Kruse and Mary Navarrete can provide information, answer questions and assist you with treatment options that best fit your needs. You can also request a first-time appointment online.
Clinical Trials and Quality Ratings
Our quality ratings provide detailed information about data we have collected about our healthcare performance. View our quality ratings related to atrial fibrillation.
A Second Chance to Listen & Learn
Did you miss our atrial fibrillation seminar? It is now available to view via video!
The Beat on Atrial Fibrillation Seminar
Among the Nation's Best
In 2013-14 U.S. News & World Report ranked our Cardiology and Heart Surgery program #12 in the nation and the highest ranked program in Illinois for the sixth straight year.