For atrial fibrillation, ICD-9 uses the code 427.31, while ICD-10 uses the following more specific codes: I48.0, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation; I48.1, persistent atrial fibrillation; I48.2, ... chronic atrial fibrillation; and I48.91, unspecified atrial
Another patient may have a relative with atrial fibrillation who had a stroke. ... Connolly SJ, Ezekowitz MD, Yusuf F, et al. Dabigatran versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
A 30-year-old woman is evaluated for management of new-onset atrial fibrillation. ... Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's atrial fibrillation?
Researchers have designed a risk score to help identify an individual's likelihood of developing atrial fibrillation, a Feb. ... Also, the younger a person was when heart failure or significant cardiac murmur developed, the greater the risk of atrial
A new indication for apixaban (Eliquis), to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation that is not caused by a heart valve problem. ... Safety and efficacy in patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by
Heavy drinking imposes significant risks for osteoporosis, many types of cancer, liver disease, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, stroke and multiple social and behavioral problems. ... Higher intake, they said, may be associated with lower risk of
This was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial in 42 Argentinian centers with 586 outpatients with confirmed symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. ... Among the cohort, 428 required cardioversion, 55 had at least 2 episodes of
Nearly half of all embolic strokes are related to atrial fibrillation, accounting for about 100,000 strokes a year, he noted. ... Cardiologists used to tell all patients their stroke risk with untreated atrial fibrillation was roughly 5%, but the risk
devices to close the left atrial appendage (LAA) and prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Apixaban in patients with atrial fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2011;364:806-17. ... Statin use is linked to lower risk of recurrent vascular events among ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation.