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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  1. What does it mean to have atrial fibrillation?

  2. Are there different types of atrial fibrillation?

  3. Does a cardiologist need to monitor my condition, or can my primary care doctor do it?

  4. What  caused my atrial fibrillation?

  5. Will it go away on its own?

  6. Will it get worse without treatment?

  7. What are the chances my atrial fibrillation may lead to stroke?

  8. What are my  treatment options?

  9. If I am treated with medications, what are the odds of these drugs working successfully and what are the possible side effects?

  10.  If I am treated with a procedure, what are the chances it will work and what are the risks?

Contact Information

Cardiovascular Medicine
Division of the CardioVascular Institute
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215