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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Ranjeetha Pakiam
KUALA LUMPUR: Heart patient Teaw Seng Yau thought he had to go through life with the fear of his heart pounding erratically for no particular reason.
For the past 20 years, Teaw, 58, has suffered from abnormal heart rhythm, medically known as atrial fibrillation or "A-Fib", also known as AF.
He had all but given up hope of a cure when he spotted an article in the New Straits Times.
The article highlighted the groundbreaking surgery performed by the National Heart Institute's surgical team in March to treat lone or primary AF. Teng said his symptoms included severe …