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9 Essential Facts About Atrial Fibrillation

The heart condition atrial fibrillation is a common cause of irregular heartbeat. Learn the facts about atrial fibrillation symptoms and treatments.

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Atrial Fibrillation: Live Longer?Have a Catheter Ablation

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…

Wesley Matthews – recurring heart issue corrected for now

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…

Afib Genetic Test

Blood test can help identify people at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, stroke

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….

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The AFib Center

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 on the Rise

A-Fib on the Rise

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…

Patient Story: Ablation procedure puts an end to atrial fibrillation

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…

Xarelto & Anticoagulant Bloody Side-Effects

Anti coagulates have problems.

Antidote for anticoagulant Pradaxa to be tested in Hamilton

Pradaxa Alert! Boehringer Ingelheim seeking fast response to reverse uncontrolled bleeding

Atrial Fibrillation: Are You at Risk?

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.

Afib Treatment Chart

Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines New for 2014

New news about our old friend Atrial Fibrillation – Closing in on the cure…   Afib Treatment and Information Slideshow New treatment guidelines for atrial…

Cryoblation for Afib

Cryoablation For Atrial Fibrillation

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation There is a slightly newer style ablation treatment for Atrial Fibrillation called Cryoablation. With Cryoablation, a supercooled catheter is used (cooled…

Afib Cryoablation

For Paroxysmal AF ablation faster, more successful with cryoballoon

Catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation was faster and more successful with a cryoballoon compared with radiofrequency ablation, according to findings from a single-center study…

Pradaxa Settles – Pradaxa 4,000 Bleeding Lawsuits Settles For $650M

Pradaxa says it just wants to move on… If it walks and quacks – it’s a duck! Watch out for Pradaxa.

Anticoagulant Therapy after Successful A-Fib Catheter Ablation, Is it Right for Me?

Anticoagulant Therapy after Successful A-Fib Catheter Ablation: Is it Right for Me? by Steve S. Ryan, PhD I recently received an email from Pat T.,…

Anticoagulants

New Blood Thinners vs Warfarin

Pradaxa(dabigatran) – Xarelto(rivaroxaban) – Eliquis(apixaban) Are these novel anticoagulants better than Warfarin or are there concerns… All three new anticoagulants are approved for atrial fibrillation treatment in…

Heart Arrhythmia – The Electrophysiologist

Does your heart beat sometimes flutter, skip a beat, race too fast? It could be a sign of a heart rhythm disorder. In this video,…

New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Supports New Drugs And Devices

New guidelines for Atrial Fibrillation treatment and control. New Afib guidelines released on Friday by the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the…

Certain Rx Painkillers Tied to Higher AFib Risk

Although this study is only able to show an association between prescription NSAIDs and the risk for atrial fibrillation, lead researcher Dr. Bruno Stricker, a…

Sleep Apnea and Afib

Obstructive sleep apnea complicates atrial fibrillation

WASHINGTON – About 18% of U.S. patients with atrial fibrillation also have a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea, and the confluence of the two appeared…

Horses with Afib? – Be Ready must face heart scan…

Godolphin have reported Be Ready was suffering from an “atrial fibrillation” when he flopped as second-favourite in the Craven Stakes at Newmarket on Thursday.

Freezing the Heart to Heal the Heart

Atrial fibrillation causes the heart to contract in a very fast, irregular way. It affects about three million Americans and can lead to heart failure…

Afib Update

Pain Medication and Afib Risk

Popular pain relievers may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation â?? the most common cause of irregular heartbeat, The New York Times reported.

Charlie Daniels on his medical recovery: ‘Doctors treat and God heals’

Fellow “Afibber” Charlie Daniels discusses his medical trials and tribulations… Legendary musician Charlie Daniels, best known for his award-winning song “The Devil Went Down To…

Pradaxa Alert

Alert! – Pradaxa Lawsuits Mount…

The Firm is evaluating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of patients who suffered episodes of uncontrollable hemorrhaging, allegedly due to their use of Pradaxa.