In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta, discusses the role of different anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation and why the lack of antidotes shouls not put anyone off using the … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Keeping Your Heart in Rhythm: The Seven [More]
In this video interview, Dr. Elaine Hylek of Boston University discusses new anticoagulant drugs for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. For many years, warfarin (Coumadin) has been the only anticoagulant option for patients. Taking warfarin requires constant monitoring, and it can be a challenge for many patients. In addition to drug-drug interactions and food-drug interactions, [More]
Dr Jeff Nagge explains the use of blood thinners to reduce stroke risk for people with atrial fibrillation.
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., a 66-year-old very active female who was in really bad shape when she had her A-Fib attacks. She’d had a successful catheter ablation and is now A-Fib free. She wrote: “…my [More]