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1 in 4 Adults over 40 are at risk of AFib.1
What causes AFib?
The causes of AFib are wide-ranging and include both non-modifiable factors and lifestyle factors.2
AFib caused Neleta to feel tired, short of breath, and weak, preventing her from performing simple tasks such as taking out the trash and doing the dishes. Drug therapy wasn't effective for Neleta, so she turned to catheter ablation to treat her AFib. After her catheter ablation procedure, Neleta felt a renewed sense of energy, had more confidence, and was comfortable traveling again. Watch Neleta's story to learn more.
1. Lloyd-Jones, Donald M., et al. “Lifetime risk for development of atrial fibrillation: the Framingham Heart Study.” Circulation110.9 (2004):1042-1046.
2. Hugh Calkins, Gerhard Hindricks, Ricardo Cappato, et al. 2017 HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE expert consensus statement on catheter ablation and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation. 2017.
THERMOCOOL® Catheters are approved for drug refractory recurrent symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, when used with CARTO® 3 Systems (excluding NAVISTAR® RMT THERMOCOOL® Catheter).
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