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Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is a type of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) that affects almost 5 million Americans. It is caused by a problem in the heart's electrical system, which stimulates the heart to squeeze and relax. This condition typically starts in the left atrium (upper left chamber), and causes the upper chambers of the heart to beat in an unorganized rhythm. Afib can cause a normal heart rate of 60-100 beats per minute to jump to 150-200 beats per minute.
The Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Brigham and Women's Heart & Vascular Center, our team of experts offer prompt, state-of-the-art treatment for atrial fibrillation (Afib). This is essential, as the condition can worsen over time. As a patient, you can expect:
We are steadfast in our commitment to treating you in the safest possible environment and are seeing patients both in person and through Virtual Visits. To request an appointment, please call 857-307-6048 Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm ET or complete the form to receive a callback.