News from Eisenhower Medical Center
A-Fib is the most common form of arrhythmia, an irregularity in the normal rhythm of the heartbeat. According to the American Heart Association, approximately 2.2 million people in the United States suffer from A-Fib. The condition carries serious consequences, including a fivefold increase in the risk of stroke.
Dr. Mitruka was one of the first physicians, and still is one of only a few in California, qualified to teach the MAZE procedure, a revolutionary, new minimally-invasive technique that yields a high success rate in correcting atrial fibrillation.