Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium
The 46th European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium, held in Heidelberg in October, heard how pharmacists have proved their worth when it comes to controlling hypertension and detecting atrial fibrillation, as well as concerns about trial results that aren’t published and the role of predatory publishers
FILMING & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY AF ASSOCIATION GLOBAL AF AWARE WEEK NEW STREET STATION, BIRMINGHAM
As part of AF Association Global AF Aware Week (20-26 November 2017), AF Association will be undertaking pulse checks of the general public at Birmingham New Street station on Friday 24 November.
How a potential killer can be pinpointed by a simple heart check
Ever had the sensation of butterflies in your chest, rather than your stomach? Of course, it might have been a simple case of nerves or jitters (or even love!), but a fluttery heartbeat can also be a sign of a common condition called atrial fibrillation (AF).
60,000 in capital unaware of stroke risk
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has urged Londoners to have a simple pulse rhythm check to identify the most common cause of irregular heartbeat Atrial Fibrillation (AF) that can cause a stroke with 60,000 estimated to be undiagnosed in the capital.
Identify patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Thousands of people with Atrial Fibrillation are not being diagnosed because doctors are pushed for time and are not carrying out simple pulse checks, says Professor Camm, professor of clinical cardiology based at St George’s, University of London, and an international renowned expert in atrial fibrillation. He is also President of Arrhythmia Alliance and a Trustee of AF Association.
Free Pulse Checks for Londoners during Global AF Awareness Week
More than 150,0000 Londoners have the most common type of irregular heartbeat, which is called Atrial Fibrillation or AF, and are at higher risk of a stroke. Not everyone with AF has symptoms and a simple pulse rhythm check could save their life.
NELFT and North East London Local Pharmaceutical Committee have won an award
NELFT and North East London Local Pharmaceutical Committee have been announced as one of the ‘AF Association Healthcare Pioneers 2018 – Showcasing Best Practice in AF’ winners.
Bardy Diagnostics Recognized by CIOReview as One of the 10 Most Promising Patient Monitoring Solution Providers of 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac technologies and custom data solutions, including the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor™ ("CAM™"), announced it has been recognized as one of the 10 Most Promising Patient Monitoring Solution Providers of 2017 by CIOReview Magazine, a notable technology publication aimed at C-level executives and decision-makers. Bardy Diagnostics was recognized for its innovative development and commercialization of CAM, the world's smallest and lightest P-wave centric™ ambulatory cardiac patch monitor and arrhythmia detection device.
FDA approves pacemakers for bradycardia
Medtronic announced that a line of pacemakers for the treatment of patients with bradycardia has been approved by the FDA and has launched in the ...
Predictors, management, and outcome of cardioversion failure early after atrial fibrillation ablation
Electrical cardioversion (ECV) is frequently required for early atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence after catheter ablation. However, in some cases, ECV is ...