Atrial Fibrillation: A Big Risk for Patients?
The concern of Atrial fibrillation for heart valve patients is often misunderstood. Did you know that people with AFib are 5 times more likely to have a stroke? Did you know that AFib can greatly compromise a patient’s quality of life with debilitating symptoms including heart palpitations, chest pain, dizziness and fatigue? Did you know that AFib is transitioning into a global epidemic with a projected 300% growth rate of new AFib cases by 2030? Learn key insights and facts about atrial fibrillation in this special interview with Dr. Marc Gerdisch, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Franciscan Health. (Video posted on October 14, 2021)
Dr. Marc Gerdisch
Chief, Cardiac Surgery