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Maze Procedure For AFib: What You Need to Know About This Surgical Treatment

Maze Procedure for AFib

AFib is an electrical disorder, not a structural problem. Symptoms come when the automatic signals that tell your heart when to beat, and how hard to beat, aren’t working well. During an AFib episode, too many electrical signals bounce back and forth between the chambers, which causes the common thumping or fluttering feeling, and puts your heart at risk for pooling and clots. A maze procedure (also known as surgical ablation) is one of the most...

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