Cardiac electrophysiologists at Penn, in a new
trial, are utilizing a high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)
ablation system (shown here) to treat atrial fibrillation of the
heart. It’s the first tool to deliver energy bursts forward
in a complete circle, all at once, from outside of the vein, so
that the tissue can no longer conduct electricity.
Image Courtesy: ProRhythm, Inc.
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