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
They discuss a case in which a cardiologist recommended anticoagulation as stroke prophylaxis for an elderly man with atrial fibrillation.
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.
Atrial fibrillation could be another potential application, but clinicians will have to wait for more trials to see how rivaroxaban fares in that condition.
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
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,
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.
Recently, a patient of mine with rate-controlled atrial fibrillation developed exertional dyspnea and an increased ventricular response.
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
An EKG shows that his heart is beating at about 120 beats per minute in an irregular pattern called atrial fibrillation.