The Heart and Vascular Institute is one of a few hospitals in the United States to offer atrial fibrillation ablation, a procedure for effectively shutting down specific areas of the heart that trigger abnormally fast rhythms. JFK Medical Center's Electrophysiology (EP) Lab is the premier facility in Florida. Our EP lab is the busiest in the Southeastern United States.
Cardiac Ablations are procedures that can correct heart rhythm problems or arrhythmias. These procedures are used to treat conditions, such as:
Implantable devices provide electrical stimulation to particular areas of the heart to help maintain a normal heart rate and/or rhythm to a heart that's diseased or damaged.
There are three primary categories of implantable devices: