Medical Innovation: Can the CardiaMend Patch Stop Post-Op AFib?

Post-operative atrial fibrillation (AFib) impacts up to 30% of heart surgery patients. AFib can be debilitating, annoying and deadly. In this video, Dr. Robert Saeid Farivar explains a new approach to prevent post-op AFib using the CardiaMend patch soaked in Amiodarone, a drug used to reduce AFib incidence. (Video posted on July 12, 2023)

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Dr. Robert Saeid Farivar

Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Saint Alphonsus Health
Boise, Idaho

(208) 609-9355

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