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In patients with atrial fibrillation, the atria generate as many as 500 action potentials per minute, causing the atria to spasm instead of contracting as a coordinated unit. A mas procedure involves making incisions in the atria and sewing them back together, resulting in the formation of scar tissue in the atria. If the scar tissue is electrically inert, how might this procedure prevent atrial fibrillation?

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