Sutter Heart & Vascular Institute
Sutter is a recognized leader in cardiovascular care. We provide the latest tests and procedures to diagnose and treat heart and vascular conditions. Click on any of the tests and procedures to learn more about why the procedure is necessary, what to expect during the procedure and what types of follow up care plans are recommended for each particular test or procedure.
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Afib is a heart arrhythmia, during which electrical signals fire rapidly and erratically within the atria (top heart chambers), making the atria disorganized and unable to beat normally. The TT Maze Procedure is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure performed to create a new, stable, and defined electrical pathway (a surgically created "maze") for impulses to travel within the atria. This procedure is considered minimally-invasive because unlike the standard Maze Procedure which is done during open heart surgery. | Learn More about the TT Maze Procedure