Atrial Fibrillation Rapid Review Clinic

Atrial Fibrillation Rapid Review Clinic

Atrial Fibrillation Rapid Review Clinic

Bayside Heart offers a comprehensive consulting service covering all aspects of contemporary cardiology practice including:

Atrial fibrillation, or AF, is the most common heart rhythm disorder. The symptoms and effects of AF can range from mild to serious and can include”

  • Palpitations (sensation of a ‘fluttering’ heart)
  • Shortness of breath or loss of exercise tolerance
  • Dizziness, light-headedness or rarely a collapse
  • Stroke
  • Heart failure or weakened heart muscle function
  • Fatigue and general malaise
  • Occasionally symptoms can be accompanied with chest pain or angina

What our AF Clinic Provides;

  • If detected and treated early, AF can be effectively managed and even potentially cured. Our AF Rapid Review Clinic provides a comprehensive management of all aspects of AF.
  • The full range of diagnostic cardiac investigations to evaluate the severity of the AF and its impact upon heart function.
  • The early initiation of treatment including medical therapy.
  • Early consideration of catheter ablation for the long term treatment of AF
  • Consideration of involvement in clinical research trials.

What is catheter ablation for AF?

  • Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive day procedure in which the electrical triggers of AF are identified and treated. This highly effective procedure can often eliminate AF in many patients, and can avoid the need for lifelong medications.
  • The clinical lead of this clinic is A/Prof Sandeep Prabhu is a world leading specialist in AF ablation.