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The experts at Sanford Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., provide a wide range of treatment options for atrial fibrillation, or Afib, including the latest technologies that can’t be found anywhere else in the region.

Our team at the Cardiac Rhythm Center at Sanford Heart Hospital is committed to providing you with as many Afib treatment options, to find the right one for you and your needs. The following innovative approaches to Afib treatments are exclusive to Sanford, and could help you manage your condition without taking medication.

Sanford Heart Hospital is the only heart hospital in South Dakota to be accredited in atrial fibrillation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. The society focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by helping facilities create communities of excellence that brings together quality, cost and patient satisfaction.

Schedule an appointment to review your case with one of our experts.

Call (605) 312-2200 or (877) 220-2929.

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Cryoablation

Minimally invasive catheter procedure that uses extreme cold to destroy or damage the heart tissue causing the irregularity and restoring the heart to a normal rhythm.

This procedure is performed by electrophysiologists Scott Pham, MD and Chris Stanton, MD.

Sanford Heart Hospital

(605) 312-2200 or (877) 220-2929

LARIAT® Appendage Occluder

Minimally invasive catheter procedure that closes off the heart’s left atrial appendage, where blood clots can develop in Afib patients. This significantly reduces the risk of stoke.

Blood thinning medications are no longer needed after the procedure.

AtriCure's AtriClip Appendage Occluder

The first approved device in the United States for atrial appendage occlusion.

Device is used to seal off the left atrial appendage. However, while minimally invasive, this is not a catheter-based device. A minimal cut is required in the chest cavity for the insertion of the device.

Blood thinning medications are no longer needed after the procedure.

This procedure is performed by cardiothoracic surgeon, David Maziarz, MD.

Sanford Heart Hospital

(605) 312-2200 or (877) 220-2929

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