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September Patient e-News 2018
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The rise of smartphones and wearables for AF detection: WATCH-AF and DETECT-AF pro
How to best combine optimal screening and diagnosis for atrial fibrillation (AF) has long been a challenge. At European Heart Rhythm Association Congress (EHRA; 18–20 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain) Jens Eckstein (University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland) presented the case for how modern technology can help to address this issue.
August Patient e-News 2018
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What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?
You likely have heard the term arrhythmia, but what many people don't realize is that there are many different types of arrhythmias. They are classified ...
iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Says Study Results Show Zio Improves Detection of Asymptomatic ...
iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Says Study Results Show Zio Improves Detection of Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation in At-Risk Population.
July Patient e-news 2018
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Fainting can warn of a fatal irregular heart rhythm condition
Arrhythmias are frequently left undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and can cause people to faint. An estimated 39% of children and 30% of adults diagnosed with epilepsy actually have an underlying, potentially fatal, arrhythmia,” says Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder of heart rhythm charity, Arrhythmia Alliance and sister charity STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures).
Weight loss can 'reverse' heart disease symptoms
A total of 355 people classified as obese or overweight and suffering from atrial fibrillation were part of a study led by the University of Adelaide and ...
French medtech company develops AI to help treat atrial fibrillation
A French medtech company has developed AI software to help cardiologists treat atrial fibrillation (AF) and cardiac surgeons perform open-heart ...
NICE is looking for people with personal experience of atrial fibrillation monitoring after a stroke of unknown cause to help develop guidance for the NHS.
NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) is looking for people with personal experience of atrial fibrillation monitoring after a stroke of unknown cause to help develop guidance for the NHS. The technologies being looked at provide heart beat monitoring after someone has had a stroke, to check whether the stroke could be due to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation.