• Texas Medical Center, 6560 Fannin St. #1680, Houston, TX 77030
  • Heights Office, 427 W 20th St Houston, TX 77008
  • Texas Medical Center, 6560 Fannin St. #1680, Houston, TX 77030
  • Heights Office, 427 W 20th St Houston, TX 77008

Pulse Field Ablation: A Novel Technology for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation ( AFib, AF)

Pulse Field Ablation (PFA) is a new and innovative technology used to treat a heart condition called Atrial Fibrillation (AF). Unlike traditional methods like Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) and Cryoablation, PFA uses pulses of electrical energy to target and treat the areas causing irregular heartbeats.

This approach is like using gentle waves to reset the heart's rhythm, making it a promising alternative to the older techniques. RFA is like using heat to create scars in specific areas of the heart to stop abnormal electrical signals. On the other hand, Cryoablation involves freezing these areas to achieve the same goal. While these methods have been effective, they can sometimes cause damage to surrounding tissues. In contrast, PFA is designed to be more precise and gentle, potentially reducing the risk of complications and improving outcomes for patients with AF. One significant advantage of PFA over RFA and Cryoablation is its ability to target the problem areas more accurately without causing extensive damage.

This precision can lead to better results and a faster recovery time for patients. Additionally, PFA may offer a lower risk of complications and a reduced need for repeat procedures compared to the older techniques. As technology continues to advance, PFA represents a promising step forward in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation.

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What is Atrial Fibrillation (AFib, AF)?

AFib = 5X Higher Stroke Risk

Silent AFib = AFib Without Symptoms

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