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A Mother’s Mission to Educate the World About Arrhythmia
When Trudie Lobban’s daughter Francesca, now 29, was a baby, the girl had fainting episodes up to eight times a day. It took three years until Francesca was diagnosed with Reflex Anoxic Seizures (RAS), a condition that caused her heart to briefly stop.
Should We Switch Patients Who Appear to Be Optimally Anticoagulated on Warfarin to DOACs?*
wo different types of oral anticoagulants (OACs) are currently available to reduce the risk of stroke/systemic embolism (SE) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF): vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) and direct OACs (DOACs) (1).
September Medical e-News 2018
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Stroke prevention in Europe: how are 11 European countries progressing toward the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) recommendations?
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, although studies show that 90% of strokes can be prevented.
Cardiac Rhythm News- 6th September 2018
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Four out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation have unknown brain damage
Four out of ten patients with atrial fibrillation but no history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack have previously unknown brain damage, according to the first results of the Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort Study (Swiss-AF) presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
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.
Cardiac Rhythm News - 10 August 2018
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