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Atrial Fibrillation Treatment News: More than half of atrial fibrillation patients become asymptomatic after catheter ablation

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(SOURCE: EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY) – Sophia Antipolis, 19 January 2017: More than half of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) become asymptomatic after catheter ablation, reports the largest study of the procedure published today in European Heart Journal.1 AF is the most common heart rhythm disturbance and incidence is rising. It is estimated that there will be […]

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Atrial Fibrillation Treatment News: Study Shows Combination Therapies More Effective in Preventing Bleeding Complications

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(BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER) According to a recent press release, a new study led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) testing the safety and effectiveness of anticoagulant strategies for patients with atrial fibrillation who undergo stenting procedures has shown that therapies combining the anticoagulant drug rivaroxaban with either single or dual anti-platelet […]

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Atrial Fibrillation Information: Research Shows Half of Atrial Fibrillation Patients Do Not Receive Medications that Could Help Prevent Complications

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(DUKE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER) According to a recent press release, when patients suffer from atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat, they are at considerably higher risk for blood clots and stroke. However, when hospitalized, half of these patients do not receive medications that could help prevent such complications, according to research being presented Nov. 14 at […]