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Letters to the Editor

Congestive heart failure and mitral valve disease were very common. In three years, I saw only three cases of atrial fibrillation of sustained or intermittent varieties.
February 2010

QD: News Every Day--Ankle-brachial index may augment CHA2DS2-VASc scores

QD: News Every Day--Ankle-brachial index may augment CHA2DS2-VASc scores. One-fifth of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (afib) patients had an ankle-brachial index (ABI) 0.90, making it a
April 2020

Expert gives advice on perioperative medication management

Dr. Cohn discussed. High risk includes mechanical valve patients with mitral valves, older aortic valves, or a stroke in the past 6 months; atrial fibrillation patients with a stroke in the
June 2014

Heart failure, statins take center stage at AHA conference

One study found that atrial fibrillation and heart valve patients on warfarin who did weekly home INR testing had about the same number of strokes, major bleeds or deaths as patients ... Patients also were happier with the home testing approach, which is
February 2009

What's new in other College publications

The new feature is now available for:. Acute coronary syndromes Atrial fibrillation Community acquired pneumonia Deep venous thrombosis Depression Diabetes mellitus, type 2 Essential hypertension Heart failure Lipid disorders (dyslipidemia) Stroke
September 2008

Conference News: Chest 2008

Biphosphonates may increase the risk for serious atrial fibrillation. A meta-analysis of 16,322 patients found that 1-2% of those who took alendronate or zoledronic acid for osteoporosis experienced
April 2020

Asking questions to better understand

His atrial fibrillation responded to IV diltiazem drip and converted to sinus rhythm. ... He had two more episodes of atrial fibrillation, but eventually maintained sinus rhythm.
April 2020

Changing the business of anticoagulation

Dabigatran was recently approved by the FDA based on results of RE-LY, which compared it to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation for prevention of stroke. ... For now, dabigatran's approval is limited to the prevention of stroke in patients with
April 2020

Following the rules when it's not 'your' patient

But those are the rules, you see. Only patients with non-rheumatic atrial fibrillation can get dabigatran, I was told. ... Dabigatran was never approved for atrial flutter, only atrial fibrillation. Never mind the stroke risk in non-rheumatic atrial
April 2020

Chronic fatigue syndrome gets new criteria

Read one expert's top 10 pearls on atrial fibrillation, and learn how to give a great talk to any audience.
June 2015

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