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Healthy Living: Getting Back Into Rhythm

More than five million Americans have atrial fibrillation, or AFib.

It’s a condition that causes an irregular heartbeat, greatly increasing the risk of stroke.

As Michelle Dunaway shows us today in Healthy Living, researchers are testing a new procedure to see if it is effective in blocking off the small section of tissue tied to the issue.

Some of the patients in the trial are treated with the lariat and ablation, while some patients receive just ablation.    

More than 30 medical centers nationwide are taking part in the study.