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Atrial Fibrillation Made Simple

  Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat). Evidence suggests it may be easier to prevent atrial fibrillation than to treat it: — Cleveland Clinic MD (@CleClinicMD) March 17, 2018

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What is AF?

  Atrial fibrillation (known as AF or Afib) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in the world. It can affect adults of any age, but it is more common as people get older. Atrial fibrillation is not a life-threatening heart rhythm problem, but it increases chances of stroke five-fold. AF-related stroke can be more […]

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Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Options–Dr. James Edgerton consults on Afib treatment with patient

  In this video, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Edgerton of The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano (Plano, TX) consults with an afib patient…

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The Management of Atrial Fibrillation

  Atrial Fibrillation (AF) represents a growing public health burden. It is a complex condition, involving a number of etiologic factors and arrhythmia mechanisms associated with atrial remodeling. Greater understanding of these mechanisms may improve therapy. Current AF classification schemes are limited by simplicity. A number of risk factors predict AF onset, and additional factors […]

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Afib and Stroke – The Unknown Connection

Ever wonder why you read about seemingly healthy people suddenly having a debilitation stroke?  The reason may be a largely overlooked risk factor – Atrial Fibrillation. Like me, many fail to realize they have or are developing Afib, especially at first.  I though I was just “out of shape” until my doctor noticed the arrhythmia […]

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Atrial Fibrillation So: Common It Could Happen to You

There are new developments in the management of atrial fibrillation, including pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments. New antiarrhythmic drugs and an…

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