In this video I’m going to share a few of the leading afib symptoms, what this disease really is and how someone can eliminate it. The heart is one of the most important organs we have because it pushes blood to where it is needed. Most of us take it for granted because it [More]
Newswise — STONY BROOK, NY, March 10, 2014 – Doctors at the Stony Brook Heart Institute Electrophysiology Lab are using a new nonsurgical technique called the LARIAT Suture Delivery Device to treat patients with atrial fibrillation, or A-Fib, who …
The FDA has granted marketing approval for the Thermocool Smarttouch ablation catheter for use in patients with drug-resistant paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), sustained monomorphic ischemic ventricular tachycardia and Type I atrial flutter. The …
An exciting study of a potential new atrial fibrillation treatment just came out which studied the effects of colchicine, a common drug patients take to treat acute gout, on afib patients. First, the basics about afib and why new treatments are so needed.
Approximately one in two patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) do not optimally reduce their risk of stroke or bleeding when treated with the most widely prescribed oral-anticoagulant therapy, according to a study published online in Circulation …
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 5, 2014 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong clinical evidence for the use of 3-D MRI to individualize disease management and …
As for prevention, Oza said that many of the A-fib risk factors are the same as the risk factors of heart disease. Decreasing salt intake, weight loss, and even treatment for sleep apnea, could potentially prevent A-Fib. You can follow Melissa Ross on …