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QD: News Every Day--Omega-3 supplements didn't reduce afib in patients with normal sinus rhythms

This was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial in 42 Argentinian centers with 586 outpatients with confirmed symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. ... Among the cohort, 428 required cardioversion, 55 had at least 2 episodes of
April 2020

Approvals for an oral anticoagulant, generic esomeprazole

This update covers the approval of an oral medication to reduce the risk of stroke and embolism in atrial fibrillation and the first generic version of esomeprazole. ... Photo by Thinkstock. Edoxaban (Savaysa) tablets to reduce the risk of stroke and
April 2015

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up on ED visit

The episodes could be caused by supraventricular tachycardia (orthodromic or antidromic reciprocating tachycardia) or preexcited atrial fibrillation. ... AV nodal blockers are contraindicated in patients with preexcited atrial fibrillation, such as this
June 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Cardioversion to restore normal sinus rhythm?

The atrial fibrillation was diagnosed 4 years ago when he had a transient ischemic attack. ... The procedure should be reserved for patients with refractory atrial fibrillation and disabling symptoms.
April 2009

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

Wrestling with wearables that screen for afib

Jackson, citing a study that used a smartphone camera to identify atrial fibrillation. ... No advice on wearables exists in current U.S. guidelines on atrial fibrillation, according to Sana M.
February 2020

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

In the News

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 significant cardiac murmur developed, the greater the risk of atrial
April 2009

Optimizing medical therapy after stroke

Apixaban in patients with atrial fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2011;364:806-17. ... Statin use is linked to lower risk of recurrent vascular events among ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation.
June 2016

Anticoagulant choice for stroke won't be easy for some time

Nearly half of all embolic strokes are related to atrial fibrillation, accounting for about 100,000 strokes a year, he noted. ... Cardiologists used to tell all patients their stroke risk with untreated atrial fibrillation was roughly 5%, but the risk
October 2013

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