Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Options
The experts at UPMC's Center for Atrial Fibrillation have the knowledge and skill to diagnose and treat the many aspects of atrial fibrillation.
Some people respond to drugs, some require devices to control the heart's rhythm, and others demand catheter-based treatment or surgery.
Treating the Patient, Not Just the Rhythm
Each case of atrial fibrillation is unique, but the goals of treatment are common:
- Reduce the risk of stroke
- Restore normal heart rhythm
- Control heart rate
Because we develop a treatment plan based on your complete health, we're confident we can find the right answer for you.
Depending on how severe your atrial fibrillation is, your doctor may suggest one or more of the following treatment options: