Translation Applications of Atrial Fibrosis in Electrophysiology

November 19, 2021

Nazem Akoum, MD
Nazem Akoum, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Director, Atrial Fibrillation Program
Attending Physician, UWMC
Attending Physician and Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Service, HMC
University of Washington


Grand Rounds Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand the role atrial fibrosis as a substrate for atrial fibrillation
  • Recognize the emerging role of fibrosis in thromboembolic disease
  • Discuss the emerging role of fibrosis directed therapies in arrhythmia disease management