A 30-year-old woman is evaluated for management of new-onset atrial fibrillation. ... An electrocardiogram demonstrates right bundle branch block and atrial fibrillation. The heart rate is 90/min.
QD: News Every Day--Moderate drinking and binging associated with more atrial fibrillation. ... Results appeared online Oct. 1 at CMAJ. There were 2,093 patients with atrial fibrillation.
Atrial fibrillation: 3 notable studies, 3 important questions. In treating atrial fibrillation (AF), this year has witnessed some real excitement. ... Less intrinsic atrial disease (like dilation of heart chambers) means less risk of procedural
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There were more than 7,200 cases of atrial fibrillation among nearly 860,000 person-years of follow-up. ... The meta-analysis, which didn’t differentiate between types of alcohol, showed the risk for atrial fibrillation increased 8% with each
Patients with low, low-normal, normal and high-normal levels of vitamin D had no increased risk of atrial fibrillation. ... However, atrial fibrillation risk was 2.5 times greater in patients with excess levels of vitamin D compared to those with normal
Treat patients with atrial fibrillation as individuals instead of adopting a one-size-fits-all approach. ... Those who have heart failure and atrial fibrillation together can be affected by what Dr.
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.
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
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