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O’Gara, M.D., Eugene H. Blackstone, M.D., and Michael Argenziano, M.D. For the CTSN Investigators: Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation during Mitral-Valve Surgery Atrial fibrillation, which is associated with decreased survival and increased threat of stroke, exists in 30 to 50 percent of individuals presenting for mitral-valve surgery.1,2 The development of open surgical procedures for the ablation of atrial fibrillation offers resulted in their widespread software during cardiac operations, but their efficiency and safety have not been rigorously established.You will see the entire Kaiser Daily Health Plan Survey, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, discussions and debates. The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report is published for Kaisernetwork.org, a free service of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2008 Advisory Board Firm and Kaiser Family Basis. All rights reserved.. ABAM accredites 10 new addiction training applications for physicians Today accredited 10 training programs The American Table of Addiction Medicine Basis, the country’s first post-graduate addiction medicine residencies for physicians.