Atrial fibrillation

In this disease area you will find articles about this disease, including conference reports, international medical news and journal articles.

Optimal antithrombotic regimen for AF patients undergoing PCI should not include aspirin (9/3/2020) ›Using anticoagulants with antiplatelets questionable in some with AF (5/3/2020) ›Physical activity tied to lower mortality with Afib (5/3/2020) ›International group proposes new outcome measures for patients with atrial fibrillation (6/2/2020) ›Dapagliflozin may curb atrial fibrillation and flutter in diabetics (5/2/2020) ›Both drug and shock cardioversion effective, safe for acute afib in the ED (5/2/2020) ›Oral anticoagulant dose often not reduced when kidney function drops (21/1/2020) ›NOACs linked to lower osteoporosis risk in patients with a-fib (20/1/2020) ›"PAUSE" protocol safe for AF patients on DOAC therapy who need surgery (7/8/2019) ›Catheter ablation improves outcomes in atrial fibrillation with heart failure (1/8/2019) ›Former US pro football players may face increased risk of Afib (25/7/2019) ›NOACs best for Afib in early kidney disease, but jury out in advanced CKD (15/7/2019) ›Heparin bridging could worsen outcomes after stroke (9/7/2019) ›New method of interpreting cardiac telemetry accurately spots AF in stroke patients (4/7/2019) ›DOACs better choice for Asian patients with AF and liver disease (4/7/2019) ›Avoid VKA plus DAPT in AF patients undergoing PCI: meta-analysis (28/6/2019) ›Atrial fibrillation tied to increased risk of dementia (27/6/2019) ›Beta-blockers may attenuate triggering of atrial fibrillation by anger, stress (25/6/2019) ›Direct oral anticoagulants, warfarin appear equally safe in morbidly obese patients (13/6/2019) ›Long-standing AF tied to outcomes of left-atrial-appendage occlusion (6/6/2019) ›New-onset atrial fibrillation common after aortic-valve replacement (4/6/2019) ›Worse outcomes seen in AF patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy (23/5/2019) ›Less bleeding and fewer hospitalisations with antithrombotic regimen with apixaban without aspirin (18/3/2019) ›2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (18/3/2019) ›Substantial impact of temporary interruptions of warfarin versus DOAC (18/3/2019) ›Similar rates of stroke/SE associated with DOAC vs warfarin use in obese non-valvular AF patients: Results from an observational registry (18/3/2019) ›Lower rates stroke/SE with DOACs in frail non-valvular AF patients (18/3/2019) ›Smartwatch can detect atrial fibrillation with high degree of accuracy (18/3/2019) ›

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