In this video interview recorded at Heart Rhythm 2012, Dr. Eric Prystowsky tackled the controversial topic of rate control vs. rhythm control for treating atrial fibrillation, and knowing whether you are symptomatic or asymptomatic. He also discussed the issues related to leaving afib patients on rate control long term, such as the buildup of fibrosis that leads to strokes. In addition, he addressed how healthcare providers, patients, and family members or caregivers can work together to optimize afib treatment.
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