Ascension Seton Heart Institute Arrhythmia Center

Ascension Seton Heart Institute is proud to offer our cardiac patients highly specialized treatment for their heart rhythm disorders. At the Arrhythmia Center, our goal is to provide excellent patient care through education, expertise and innovation.

Conditions Treated

Our specialists manage and treat the following heart rhythm disorders:

Atrial Fibrillation (AF)

  • Pulmonary vein isolation with radiofrequency ablation for symptomatic PAF
    • Class I indication for treatment of PAF after failed one anti-arrhythmic drug
    • Class IIa indication if persistent symptomatic AF or PAF without a trial of anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • Alternative therapies for stroke prevention for patients with AF
    • LA occluder device therapy / Watchman device – coming soon

Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)

  • Class I indication for catheter ablation as definitive treatment for AVNRT, Wolf Parkinson White Syndrome, typical counterclockwise atrial flutter and atrial tachycardia

Comprehensive Management of Heart Arrhythmias

Clinical Management of Atrial Arrhythmias

  • Atrial fibrillation (AF)
  • Ventricular arrhythmias

Device Implantation and Management

  • Pacemaker/ICD implantation
  • Bi V PM/ICD implantation
  • MRI compatible devices and MRI scanning capabilities
  • Remote monitoring for pacemakers/ICDs
  • LA appendage closure devices (Watchman device coming soon)

EP Outreach, Education and Virtual Medicine

Clinical Research Protocols

  • Multiple ongoing clinical trials