Search results for "Atrial fibrillation"

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FDA approves heart failure drug, looks into antiseptic safety

A recall of Tiger Paw System II surgical staples by Maquet Medical Systems, because they may result in tissue tears and/or bleeding, including a possible tear on the left atrial ... The most common side effects were bradycardia, hypertension, atrial
July 2015

Warning on steroids; approval for soft-tissue sarcoma drug

Adverse effects associated with the device or the implantation procedure include injury to the heart, atrial fibrillation, bleeding, stroke, and blood clots in the heart, leg, or lung.
January 2017

Managing the elderly with cardiovascular disease

failure, chronic kidney disease, atrial fibrillation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, dyslipidemia, hypertension and diabetes, said Wilbert S. ... fibrillation. Uncontrolled hypertension also increases risk of sudden cardiac death,
October 2011

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

devices to close the left atrial appendage (LAA) and prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
September 2015

Sleep disorders may be overlooked on exams

Treating sleep disorders can prevent other comorbid conditions that can lead to more severe sequelae, such as atrial fibrillation. ... Kuhlman. “By treating a patient's sleep apnea, for example, you may be able to better manage the atrial
February 2012

Cardiologists not needed: A nurse and a computer will do

What follows may cause your atria to fibrillate. Last month I wrote that the best tool for treating atrial fibrillation (AF) was to give patients information--to teach them about their ... Reference:. Hendriks J, et al "Specialized atrial fibrillation
April 2020

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

Coding for anticoagulation as tricky as managing it

ICD-9) code for the disease process (e.g., atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism) as the primary diagnosis. ... ICD-9 codes 427.31 (atrial fibrillation) and 415.10 (pulmonary embolism and infarction) are examples of codes that could be used as
May 2010

Expanded approval on rivaroxaban, reassurance on dabigatran

The drug is already approved to reduce the risk of DVTs and PEs after knee or hip replacement surgery and the risk of stroke with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
January 2013

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

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