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Read Dr. Samir Saba's editorial on Left Atrial Appendage Closure in the Journal of the American Heart Association here.

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UPMC Center for Atrial Fibrillation

The Center for Atrial Fibrillation is the first center of its kind in western Pennsylvania established to further the study and treatment of atrial fibrillation and to educate patients and their families about the condition.

As part of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, we're a group of cardiologists, surgeons, and nurses committed to both excellence in patient care and leadership in patient education.

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