Poll: Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
Surgical ablation is recommended in certain patients with atrial fibrillation.
Physicians responded to the USPSTF's recommendation citing insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and harms of atrial fibrillation screening in asymptomatic, older adults.
US Preventive Services Task Force says benefit of screening for atrial fibrillation is unclear in asymptomatic, older patients.
Patients with atrial fibrillation who take NSAIDs in addition to oral anticoagulants may have an increased risk for major bleeding and stroke.