I talk about my experience with atrial fibrillation and catheter ablation. If you are thinking about having an ablation, you should watch this video.
Experts Debate: Initial Drug of Choice for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Jack Ansell, MD Christopher Granger, MD NATF Thrombosis Summit 2012 Satur…
An in-depth conversation between Pentucket Medical cardiologists Seth Bilazarian and Sunny Srivastava, focusing on a newly released medicine to reduce the ri…
Biosense Webster, Inc. and StopAfib.org have teamed up to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation and available treatment options through Get SMART About AfibSM, an interactive web experience. Learn more at: Biosense Webster Teams Up with StopAfib.org to Challenge Americans to Get SMART About AfibSM
Learn about new treatment options, including the Hybrid Maze procedure, in a Free LiveCast Seminar from St. Helena Arrhythmia Center on November 18, 2014 6:30 – 8:00 PM PST. The Hybrid Maze is a new minimally invasive procedure for atrial fibrillation. Patients benefit from better outcomes, a shorter hospital stay, and quicker recovery. Dr. Gan [More]
The VICTORY AF (Evaluation of Multielectrode Phased RF Technology in Persistent AF) Trial, sponsored by Medtronic, is studying patients undergoing a catheter ablation with Medtronic’s Phased Radiofrequency (RF) system. To learn more, see: VICTORY AF Trial Studies Phased Radiofrequency (RF) System for Persistent and Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Get a special discount on the FDA-approved AfibAlert® heart monitor for detecting atrial fibrillation. Lohman Technologies is making this special discount available for the StopAfib.org patient community for a limited time only, so please act quickly. To learn more, see: Special Discount on AfibAlert® Standalone Heart Monitor for Detecting Atrial Fibrillation.
http://www.stopafib.org In this video from Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Professor John Camm discusses the two newest antiarrhythmic drugs, dron…
Can Afib be influenced by dietary supplements and alternative medicine! Maybe? Today I’m going to be sharing with you a little information on the interconnected and novel uses of drugs and drug alternatives that may have promise in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Hawthorn http://www.purplesage.org.uk/profiles/hawthorn.htm
Sequoia Hospital and Silicon Valley Cardiology in concert started its highly successful and internationally recognized atrial fibrillation program in 2003. A…
Dr. Alo discusses atrial fibrillation treatment algorithms including many of the newer rate and rhythm control drugs. Also discusses the novel anticoagulatio…
Toronto, Oct 15: Although rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, high doses of fish oil supplements do not reduce atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat, found a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
Heart problems are big problems for Americans, but if you think they only affect the elderly, think again.
The heart condition atrial fibrillation is a common cause of irregular heartbeat. Learn the facts about atrial fibrillation symptoms and treatments.
Live Longer?Have a Catheter Ablation! By Steve S. Ryan, PhD, September 2014 Medical breakthrough news! In a 10-year study that followed over 3,000 A-Fib patients who had a successful catheter ablation, researchers found a 60% reduction in the expected rate of cardiovascular mortality.
Now how could THIS happen? After a picture-book ablation in the beginning of June – absolutely no hitches, no bruises and no further AF ex…
Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews pulled himself out of practice on Thursday with an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation). Sound familiar? Matthews encountered the same problem last year in a Trail Blazers practice during pre-season. This recurrence is somewhat concerning, but, according to Matthews, the problem corrected itself with an electrical cardioversion procedure (paddles). [More]
Many of those who are genetically predisposed to develop atrial fibrillation, which dramatically raises the risk of stroke, can be identified with a blood test. This is shown by new research from Lund University in Sweden. The number of people affected by atrial fibrillation is rising rapidly, partly as a […]
Atrial Fibrillation may affect your quality of life and cause strokes. Many options are available, such as Afib ablation. Learn about your options!
Atrial fibrillation already affects as many as 3-million people in the United States and that number could hit 12-million by 2050. An aging population and bad health and diet habits are to blame for the increase.
Guest post by Stephan Danik, MD Director of the Electrophysiology (EP) Lab at Mount Sinai St. Lukeâ??s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt When 61-year-old Franklin had his hip replaced three years ago, routine pre-operative work revealed that he had a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation (or AFib).
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NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip helps raise awareness about atrial fibrillation, a dangerous cardiovascular condition that affects an estimated 2.7 million Americans, including his mother.
New news about our old friend Atrial Fibrillation – Closing in on the cure… Afib Treatment and Information Slideshow New treatment guidelines for atrial fibrillation http://www.webmd.boots.com/heart-disease/news/20140115/new-atrial-fibrillation-guidelines New guidelines on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder, have been published in draft by the National Institute … New treatments [More]