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At HRS, Topera Topples Conventional Wisdom About Atrial Fibrillation

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Topera Medical questions the assumptions underlying current therapies for atrial fibrillation. Sanjiv Narayan, MD, PhD, the electrophysiologist who founded Topera, has developed a means of identifying focal sources of aberrant electrical activity called rotors, and in late breaking clinical trials at the 2013 annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society, was able to show a definitive link between their ablation and treatment success.


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