Hartford HealthCare specialist explains new atrial fibrillation treatment device


(WTNH) — Many of us have experienced rare, sometimes occasional, heart palpitations. Your heart skips a beat or flutters, but when it happens more frequently, it could mean something more like atrial fibrillation, also known as A-Fib.

Dr. Paras Bhatt, a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist at Hartford HealthCare, joined News 8 with good news about a treatment for those living with A-Fib. It’s called the Watchman, an implant that can decrease the risk of stroke.

Watch the video above for more.

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