Treatments

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  • Cardiac Wellness Program: Reduce Cardiac Risk

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. Although genetics plays a role in the development of heart disease, lifestyle choices have been proven to significantly influence the health of your heart. The more risk factors you have, the greater your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. This program is held at MGH West in Waltham, MA.

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  • Atrial Fibrillation Program

    The Corrigan Minehan Heart Center's Atrial Fibrillation Program provides advanced care for atrial fibrillation (afib or AF) using catheter ablation with a variety of energy sources, including radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation and laser.

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  • Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

    The Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center offers the very latest diagnostic and treatment options to manage heart rhythm conditions.

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  • Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program

    The Elizabeth Anne and Karen Barlow Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center cares for women of all ages through prevention and early detection of heart disease.

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  • Heart Imaging

    The Heart Imaging Program at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic cardiac imaging, using state-of-the-art CT and MRI technology. Every exam is interpreted by a specialist with advanced training in cardiovascular imaging.

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    Call to schedule an appointment: 617-724-9729

Clinical Trials

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News

  • Study combines two minimally invasive procedures to treat atrial fibrillation - 7/12/2013, Mass General

    A new clinical trial is now underway at the MGH to investigate whether combining two catheter-based procedures will improve the long-term outcome in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder. The MGH is the first hospital in New England – and only the second in the nation – to pair renal artery sympathetic denervation with pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) for patients with atrial fibrillation and hypertension.

  • New Procedure Treats Atrial Fibrillation Without Blood Thinners - 12/6/2012, Mass General

    Ed Cleary came to Massachusetts General Hospital in June 2012 to get his AFib treated. He had tried taking a blood thinner to help manage his AFib, but bled too much. Fortunately, he qualified for a new procedure now being used for the first time in New England by Mass General Hospital.

  • Freezing atrial fibrillation in its tracks - 5/13/2010, Clinical

    Cryoballoon ablation is a new procedure available at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center that is showing promise as an alternative therapy to treat atrial fibrillation, a type of heart rhythm disorder.

Video

  • Left atrial appendage occlusion

    The Watchman at work

    Mass General Heart Center physicians offer a new technique to prevent blood clots in the part of the heart called the left atrial appendage. This innovative procedure shows promise in preventing strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation, freeing them from dependence on blood thinning medications.