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.
QD: News Every Day--Smartphone app can detect afib. A smartphone app that detects atrial fibrillation has become the latest challenge the traditional doctor's armamentarium, in this case, the Holter
to accurately distinguish the regular steady beating of normal sinus rhythm from the irregularity of atrial fibrillation (AF).
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
For example, diabetes was a comorbidity in 41.7% of those with ischemic heart disease, 47.1% among heart failure patients, 37.1% in atrial fibrillation patients, and 41.5% in ... Arthritis was a comorbidity in 40.6% of those with ischemic heart disease,
QD: News Every Day--Ankle-brachial index may augment CHA2DS2-VASc scores. One-fifth of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (afib) patients had an ankle-brachial index (ABI) 0.90, making it a
She mentioned to the doctors, though, that she was told she once had atrial fibrillation so she's placed on anticoagulants and discharged. ... Several weeks later, she walks blissfully into her primary care doctor's office feeling fine but is noted to
He added that active cardiac conditions such as recent myocardial infarction, unstable angina, decompensated heart failure, severe valvular disease, and arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular response are
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
Women at higher risk of having stroke with Afib. When it comes to the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation (AF), it pays to be a boy.