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ALLMedicine Atrial Fibrillation Center

Research & Reviews  48,741 results

Incomplete left atrial appendage closure successfully treated with a redo procedure.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carrev.2020.05.033
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine : Including Molecular Interventions; Tomassini F, Pron PG et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - A 68 year's old man with permanent atrial fibrillation, underwent a left atrial appendage closure because of high bleeding risk. However, after one month, an incomplete occlusion of the left atrial appendage due to a too deep position of the devic...

Psychosocial and cognitive multimorbidity and health-related quality of life and sympto...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2020.104117
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics; Bamgbade BA, Sanghai SR et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Depression, anxiety, and cognitive impairments occur in up to 40 % of adults with AF and are associated with poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and higher symptom burden. However, it is unknown how often these impairments co-occur, or m...

The INVICTUS rheumatic heart disease research program: Rationale, design and baseline c...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.03.018
American Heart Journal; Karthikeyan G, Connolly SJ et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a neglected disease affecting 33 million people, mainly in low and middle income countries. Yet very few large trials or registries have been conducted in this population. The INVICTUS program of research in RHD co...

Comparison of Anticoagulants for Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Arter...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1074248420929483
Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Chapin TW, Leedahl DD et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Direct-acting oral anticoagulants are indicated for the treatment of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, but their use in patients after undergoing cardiac surgery is poorly defined despite a high prevalence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in th...

Temperature-guided ablation with the second-generation cryoballoon for paroxysmal atria...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-020-00770-6
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : an International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing; Paparella G, Iacopino S et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - A strategy based on the attainment of the specific parameter of - 40 °C within the first 60 s during cryoenergy applications in the setting of cryoballoon ablation (CB-A) without the use of an inner lumen mapping catheter (ILMC) (Achieve; Medtroni...

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Guidelines  167 results

HRS white paper on atrial fibrillation centers of excellence: Rationale, considerations...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2020.04.033
Heart Rhythm; Piccini JP, Allred J et. al.

May 10th, 2020 - HRS white paper on atrial fibrillation centers of excellence: Rationale, considerations, and goals.|2020|Piccini JP,Allred J,Bunch TJ,Deering TF,Di Biase L,|

Exercise-Related Acute Cardiovascular Events and Potential Deleterious Adaptations Following Long-Term Exercise Training: Placing the Risks Into Perspective–An Update: A Scientific Statement From t...
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000749
Circulation Franklin BA,et al

Feb 25th, 2020 - Epidemiological and biological plausibility studies support a cause-and-effect relationship between increased levels of physical activity or cardiorespiratory fitness and reduced coronary heart disease events. These data, plus the well-documented ...

Cardiovascular and Autonomic Responses to Energy Drinks—Clinical Implications
https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/9/2/431/htm
Journal of Clinical Medicine; Somers KR,et al

Feb 4th, 2020 - There is an increasing consumption of energy drinks both in the United States and worldwide. The components of these beverages are sometimes unclear but commonly include caffeine, sugars, taurine, and B-vitamins. Young people, particularly those e...

Should This Patient Be Screened for Atrial Fibrillation?: Grand Rounds Discussion From ...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M19-1126
Annals of Internal Medicine; Burns RB, Zimetbaum P et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2019 - Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia, affecting 2.7 million to 6.1 million persons in the United States. Although some persons with AFib have no symptoms, others do. For those without symptoms, AFib may be detec...

Validation of Single Centre Pre-Mobile Atrial Fibrillation Apps for Continuous Monitoring of Atrial Fibrillation in a Real-World Setting: Pilot Cohort Study
https://www.jmir.org/2019/12/e14909/
Journal of Medical Internet Research; Zhang H,et al

Dec 2nd, 2019 - This study aimed to explore the feasibility of photoplethysmography-based smart devices for the detection of atrial fibrillation in real-world settings.

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Drugs  947 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  55,769 results

Incomplete left atrial appendage closure successfully treated with a redo procedure.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carrev.2020.05.033
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine : Including Molecular Interventions; Tomassini F, Pron PG et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - A 68 year's old man with permanent atrial fibrillation, underwent a left atrial appendage closure because of high bleeding risk. However, after one month, an incomplete occlusion of the left atrial appendage due to a too deep position of the devic...

Psychosocial and cognitive multimorbidity and health-related quality of life and sympto...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2020.104117
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics; Bamgbade BA, Sanghai SR et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Depression, anxiety, and cognitive impairments occur in up to 40 % of adults with AF and are associated with poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and higher symptom burden. However, it is unknown how often these impairments co-occur, or m...

The INVICTUS rheumatic heart disease research program: Rationale, design and baseline c...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.03.018
American Heart Journal; Karthikeyan G, Connolly SJ et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a neglected disease affecting 33 million people, mainly in low and middle income countries. Yet very few large trials or registries have been conducted in this population. The INVICTUS program of research in RHD co...

Comparison of Anticoagulants for Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Arter...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1074248420929483
Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Chapin TW, Leedahl DD et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Direct-acting oral anticoagulants are indicated for the treatment of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, but their use in patients after undergoing cardiac surgery is poorly defined despite a high prevalence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in th...

Temperature-guided ablation with the second-generation cryoballoon for paroxysmal atria...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-020-00770-6
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : an International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing; Paparella G, Iacopino S et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - A strategy based on the attainment of the specific parameter of - 40 °C within the first 60 s during cryoenergy applications in the setting of cryoballoon ablation (CB-A) without the use of an inner lumen mapping catheter (ILMC) (Achieve; Medtroni...

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News  7,411 results

Pros and Cons of LAA Occlusion Devices vs Anticoagulation
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930190

May 27th, 2020 - Thomas Munger, MD: Hello, and welcome back to the Mayo Clinic Medscape video series. I am Tom Munger, electrophysiologist and heart rhythm chair at Mayo Clinic Rochester. Today we will be discussing the pros and cons of Watchman and other left atr...

Direct Oral Anticoagulants Linked to Lower Fracture Risk Versus Warfarin in AFib Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930957

May 20th, 2020 - Among patients with atrial fibrillation, use of direct oral anticoagulants is linked to lower osteoporotic fracture risk versus warfarin, results of a recent population-based cohort study show. The choice of direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) didn't...

Low Recurrence Rate Cited for Persistent-AF Ablation in PRECEPT Study
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930285

May 10th, 2020 - Catheter ablation, a mainstay for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), is also often performed in patients with persistent AF, although based on less supporting evidence. There isn't yet a catheter approved by the US Food and Drug Administration f...

Atrial Fibrosis Link to ESUS Questions Stroke–AF Connection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930318

May 10th, 2020 - What if atrial fibrillation (AF) turned out to be a marker of risk for cardioembolic stroke but not necessarily the direct cause of culprit thrombi? Patients with embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) showed about as much atrial fibrosis on...

Silent Brain Infarcts Found in 3% of AFib Patients, Tied to Cognitive Decline
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930296

May 10th, 2020 - Patients with atrial fibrillation, even those on oral anticoagulant therapy, developed clinically silent brain infarctions at a striking rate of close to 3% per year, according to results from SWISS-AF, a prospective of study of 1,227 Swiss patien...

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Patient Education  89 results see all →