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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

No such thing as ‘one fits all’ for physicians and mobile devices

They discuss a case in which a cardiologist recommended anticoagulation as stroke prophylaxis for an elderly man with atrial fibrillation.
April 2012

Study looks into new afib treatment and finds it's not all good news

The news wires for atrial fibrillation (AF) were abuzz this last week. ... It has to do with varying temperatures at varying contact points along the left atrial wall-electrode(s) interface.
October 2019

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

In the News

Clinical updates from the reports compiled by ACP IntenristWeekly. 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
May 2009

Naturopathic medicine and the answer to the challenge

An EKG shows that his heart is beating at about 120 beats per minute in an irregular pattern called atrial fibrillation. ... The most acute problem is his heart. As many of the commenters noted, he likely has atrial fibrillation, a common heart problem,
October 2019

How to handle talking politics with patients

A patient of mine, relatively young but uninsurable because he is self-employed and has hypertension and atrial fibrillation, took advantage of the opportunity to get coverage.
September 2013

The bad, the ugly and the good of electronic health records

Recently, a patient of mine with rate-controlled atrial fibrillation developed exertional dyspnea and an increased ventricular response.
July 2013

Combat cardiac risks of cancer therapies

Thavendiranathan. In part, a cancer patient's risk for cardiotoxicity is determined by the usual factors familiar to internists: older age, diabetes, hypertension, and existing cardiovascular diseases, such as atrial fibrillation
September 2018

Senate declares Naturopathic Medicine Week, Wizardry Week still under debate

An EKG shows that his heart is beating at about 120 beats per minute in an irregular pattern called atrial fibrillation.
October 2019

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