Ascension Michigan Care for AFib
Our Ascension Michigan care teams are highly experienced doctors who provide compassionate care for your heart.
Ascension Michigan AFib
At Ascension Michigan, our care teams are committed to helping improve your heart’s health. In many cases, the feeling of a quiver or flutter in your chest can be a sign of AFib. By scheduling an appointment with one of our cardiologists you are taking the first steps to improving your heart’s health and quality of life. Our cardiologists can help provide a diagnosis and treatment option that is right for you.
Our doctors are experienced in providing quality, individualized care for a wide variety of heart and vascular needs - from helping you manage your high blood pressure to bringing renewed hope to patients with Atrial Fibrillation, Peripheral Artery Disease, Complex Heart Valve Disease and Pulmonary Embolisms and much more.
Treatments for AFib
There is no one single treatment that is effective for all AFib patients. Treatment can depend on several factors, including the severity of your symptoms, how you will respond to a treatment, and the risks versus the benefits of the treatment.
Our doctors at Ascension Michigan are specially trained in both surgical and non-surgical treatments. Depending on your situation, certain treatments may be more effective than others. Learn more about the different treatment options we provide at Ascension Michigan below:
Non-surgical treatment options of AFib:
- Medications to restore the normal heart rhythm/rate
- Blood thinners to aid in stroke prevention
- Cardioversion which shocks the heart back into a normal rhythm
- Heart rhythm monitors (pacemakers, etc.)
Procedural treatment options for AFib:
- Left atrial catheter ablation
- Radiofrequency catheter ablation
- WATCHMAN, left atrial occlusion device
Surgical treatments for AFib:
- Maze procedure
- Stand-alone surgical AFib ablation
- Ascension Providence Novi, Michigan
- Ascension Providence Southfield, Michigan
- Ascension Macomb-Oakland Warren, Michigan
- Ascension Macomb-Oakland Madison Heights, Michigan
- Ascension St. John Detroit, Michigan
- Ascension Providence Rochester Rochester Hills, Michigan
- Ascension River District East China Township, Michigan
Why Choose Ascension in Michigan
Ascension St. John Hospital
To get great care for your everyday life, visit Ascension St. John Hospital where you’ll receive compassionate, personalized care.
Ascension Borgess Hospital
Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan is nationally recognized in numerous specialty services to help fulfill your healthcare needs.
Ascension Genesys Hospital
Ascension Genesys Hospital, Grand Blanc, MI, has a birthing center, ER and provides many types of specialty care.
Ascension St. Mary's Hospital
To get great care for your everyday life, please visit Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital to receive compassionate, personalized care.