Question: I am 64 years old, I am hypertensive and for 20 years I have suffered from atrial fibrillation. I take 5mg coumadin and ZOK betaloc. Is there a better treatment for this condition or can I be a candidate for electrophysiological treatment. Edmundo (Colombia).
Answer: Atrial fibrillation is a very frequent arrhythmia in hypertensive patients that can be treated in two ways: