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Letters to the Editor

Congestive heart failure and mitral valve disease were very common. In three years, I saw only three cases of atrial fibrillation of sustained or intermittent varieties.
February 2010

Chronic fatigue syndrome gets new criteria

Read one expert's top 10 pearls on atrial fibrillation, and learn how to give a great talk to any audience.
June 2015

‘PharManure’ and some drugs to hate the most

It's OK to treat pain in elderly patients.”. On the other hand, it's not OK to use dronedarone and aliskiren, at least in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation and
June 2012

Cardiologists not needed: A nurse and a computer will do

What follows may cause your atria to fibrillate. Last month I wrote that the best tool for treating atrial fibrillation (AF) was to give patients information--to teach them about their ... Reference:. Hendriks J, et al "Specialized atrial fibrillation
July 2020

Expert gives advice on perioperative medication management

Dr. Cohn discussed. High risk includes mechanical valve patients with mitral valves, older aortic valves, or a stroke in the past 6 months; atrial fibrillation patients with a stroke in the
June 2014

QD: News Every Day--Omega-3 supplements didn't reduce afib in patients with normal sinus rhythms

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
July 2020

‘Wearables' warrant wary expectations

The largest cohort was 1,437 patients. Dr. Radhakrishnan said she first became interested in wearables after seeing a 65-year-old patient who used an app that tracked atrial fibrillation
July 2018

Changing the business of anticoagulation

Dabigatran was recently approved by the FDA based on results of RE-LY, which compared it to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation for prevention of stroke. ... For now, dabigatran's approval is limited to the prevention of stroke in patients with
July 2020

Asking questions to better understand

His atrial fibrillation responded to IV diltiazem drip and converted to sinus rhythm. ... He had two more episodes of atrial fibrillation, but eventually maintained sinus rhythm.
July 2020

The most promising drugs in the pipeline for primary care

Atrial fibrillation could be another potential application, but clinicians will have to wait for more trials to see how rivaroxaban fares in that condition.
July 2009

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