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PADs impact exceeds that of many other cardiovascular conditions, expert says

Yet, PAD has more of an impact than atrial fibrillation or hypertension, and is the“ highest risk, most costly, most impactful disease that no one cares for,” he said.
August 2019

New drugs could improve anticoagulation rates

CDC officials project that as many as 12 million Americans will be living with atrial fibrillation by 2050. ... Granger CB, Alexander JH, McMurry JJ. Apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
April 2012

The changing nature of truth, and warfarin for afib

The second is that UpToDate recommends use of Pradaxa (dabigatran), Xarelto (rivaroxaban) or apixaban for prevention of strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation rather than Coumadin (warfarin.) I have written several
August 2019

New CBC test, implant for apnea approved

Serious side effects include hemorrhage, infections, and atrial fibrillation. Second primary malignancies have occurred in some patients taking the drug, which is also contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding.
January 2018

Five things to help good doctors stay good as they grow older

For instance, if I wasn't open-minded, three of my afternoon patients may still have atrial fibrillation symptoms, and a few more would still be taking a drug that poisons
August 2019

Dang. Just have to rant about some really expensive drugs: Lucemyra, Trelegy Ellipta, Andexxa

s supply of a nice cheap generic blood pressure pill for 10 million people to help prevent the atrial fibrillation which eventually leads to prescription of the anticoagulant.
August 2019

Health care economics and history--how we got here and how we might get out

they don't require blood test monitoring, make patients with blood clots and atrial fibrillation less dependent on doctors' offices.
August 2019

Big data and the bog of information

6.3% of the participants being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation in the first year versus 2.3% of those getting usual care. ... Effect of a home-based wearable continuous ECG monitoring patch on detection of undiagnosed atrial fibrillation: the mSToPS
September 2018

New drugs approved for acute coronary syndromes, HIV

The FDA is reviewing data from a clinical trial of the antiarrhythmic drug dronedarone (Multaq) in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF). ... However, health care professionals should not prescribe dronedarone to patients with permanent atrial
October 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluated in the ED after a fall

His only other medical problem is chronic atrial fibrillation, for which he takes warfarin. ... These anatomic shunts are associated with the appearance of left atrial or ventricular bubbles after several cardiac cycles.
March 2017

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