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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.
August 2019

Conference News: Chest 2008

Biphosphonates may increase the risk for serious atrial fibrillation. A meta-analysis of 16,322 patients found that 1-2% of those who took alendronate or zoledronic acid for osteoporosis experienced
August 2019

‘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

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

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

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

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,
August 2019

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

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

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

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