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Cardiac Rhythm News- November 17
Cardiac Rhythm News - November 17, 2017
Atrial fibrillation: What sufferers need to know to slash their risks of having a stroke
It's Global Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Week. Here's everything you need to know.
Wendy Williams: Fainting wasn’t a stunt
She described being overtaken by a “hot” and “dizzy” feeling, adding, “The costume got hot. Right before passing out, I felt like I was in the middle of a campfire.”
Half a million Brits have undiagnosed atrial fibrillation - here's what you need to know
During Global AF Aware Week, the AF Association is urging people to check their pulse. 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).
ONE IN THREE PEOPLE WITH AF ARE UNDIAGNOSED AND AT INCREASED RISK OF SUFFERING AN
Monday 20 November 2017, London: Today is the launch of AF Association Global AF Aware Week (20-26 November), with over 1,000 events taking place across the UK to help identify the undiagnosed person with AF (atrial fibrillation). More than half a million people in the UK currently have undiagnosed AF which leaves them at increased risk of suffering a debilitating, life-threatening AF-related stroke – the most severe type of stroke.
Proteome of the human heart mapped for the first time
They compared their values with the cardiac proteomes of patients with atrial fibrillation, a very common rhythm disorder of the heart. Indeed, the ...
Botox Injections to the Heart May Tamp Down Postop AF
... New research suggests epicardial botulinum toxin injections may reduce the all-too-common complication of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF), ...
November Medical e-News - 2017
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New way to spot heart faults: How scanning a patient's hands could prevent strokes by speeding ...
From the results, their GP can tell if they may have a condition called atrial fibrillation (AF), which causes about 16,000 strokes a year in the UK.