Patient Education website,, Posts In-Depth Reports of the 2014 Boston A-Fib Symposium

Steve S. Ryan, PhD, publisher of the non-profit patient website, Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients (, has posted his first reports based on scientific findings from the 2014 Boston A-Fib Symposium held in January in Orlando, FL.
MALIBU, Calif. - March 26, 2014 - PRLog -- Learning from the world's leaders in Atrial Fibrillation research is important to Steve S. Ryan, PhD, and to A-Fib patients at his website, For over ten years, Dr. Ryan has been a fixture at the International Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium (BAFS). As a journalist, educator and publisher, he reports on the presentations of the world's leading scientists and shares these findings with the readers of Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients,, his non-profit patient education website.

Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) seen by physicians. It is one of the most under treated heart rhythm disorders in America and accounts for about one-third of hospital admissions. (A-Fib Facts Sheet available at

QUOTE: Dr. Steve Ryan: "I attend the BAFS in order to offer readers the most up-to-date A-Fib research findings and developments that may impact their treatment choices in seeking their A-Fib cure."

These in-depth summary reports feature:
♦  Dr. Michel Haissaguerre of the LIRYC Institute in Bordeaux, France
♦  Dr. Pierre Jais of IHU LIRYC in Bordeaux, France
♦  Dr. Jose Jalife, Center for Arrhythmia Research of the U. of Michigan
♦  Dr. Nassir Marrouche of the Comprehensive Arrhythmia Research and Management Center (CARMA) at the University of Utah Health Sciences
♦  Dr. Hans Kottkamp of the Heart Center Hirslanden, in Zurich, Switzerland
♦  Dr. Sanjiv Narayan of the University of California, San Diego
♦  "Live via Satellite: Seven Ablation Cases from The Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, Boston & Michigan, USA."

The first eight reports in the series of 15-20 reports are available on under '2014 Boston A-Fib Symposium ( Additional reports in the series will be announced on at

About and the Publisher

Dr. Steve Ryan, PhD, is a former A-Fib patient, a noted healthcare educator and advocate for patients suffering from the heart condition Atrial Fibrillation. In 2002, Dr. Ryan started Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients ( a source of independent, well-researched information on current and emerging treatments, resources and medical research, written in plain language for patients and their families.

Every month thousands visit seeking hope and guidance. Healthcare professionals and groups around the world refer their patients to He is also author of the book, Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure, available on

Dr. Ryan earned his Ph.D. in Educational Communications from the Ohio State University and for many years taught film and television courses at the college level. He and his wife, Patti, live in Malibu, California. For a more detailed background, see Steve S. Ryan, PhD on LinkedIn.

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