Is Atrial Fibrillation Ablation a Heart-Opened Procedure?

In catheter ablation, your heart is not opened. The doctor only cuts into your chest to operate the procedure.

However, in maze surgery, the surgeon opens your heart to fix it from the inside.

 

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