Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Review of NICE Technology Appraisal Guidance No. 267; Ivabradine for the treatment of chronic heart failure
Chronic Heart Failure: Management of chronic heart failure in adults in primary and secondary care (update)
Everyone has heart palpitations, but for some it can be serious
You might feel them as skipped heartbeats or unusually forceful beats. One friend describes her heart palpitations as a soft fluttering that starts in her chest, moves to her neck and sometimes makes her cough
Experts: Atrial fibrillation becoming epidemic among older patients
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — There are at least 2.7 million Americans living with atrial fibrillation, or a-fib. It's an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications, according to the American Heart Association. It's a condition some experts call an epidemic.
Electromechanical vortex filaments during cardiac fibrillation
Self-organized dynamics of vortex-like rotating waves or scroll waves underlie complex spatial-temporal pattern formation in many excitable chemical and biological systems1–4. In the heart, filament-like phase singularities5,6 associated with three-dimensional scroll waves8 are considered to be the organizing centers of life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias7–13.
Heart researchers develop a new, promising imaging technique for cardiac arrhythmias
Every five minutes in Germany alone, a person dies of sudden cardiac arrest or fibrillation, the most common cause of death worldwide.
New procedure for stroke-prone patients at Munson
But new technology at Munson Medical Center is reducing the stroke risk for certain heart patients with atrial fibrillation. The Watchman device is delivered to the left atrium of the heart and seals off the appendage to prevent blood clots from forming. Munson Medical Center cardiac electrophysiologist Dr.
Dublin nurse who saved husband’s life after he had a heart attack backs Irish Sun campaign to have defibrillators installed in all schools
Geraldine O’Reilly-Bolger performed CPR on husband Derek non-stop for 30 minutes after he suffered cardiac arrest in bed in July last year
intermittent atrial fibrillation as a cause of cryptogenic stroke- a 6 month ekg follow up study
INTERMITTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AS A CAUSE OF CRYPTOGENIC STROKE- A 6 MONTH EKG FOLLOW UP STUDY. Nishant Gupta, Jacob I. Haft, Anish Samuel, Rupen Parikh and Sharad Bajaj ...
Cardiac Insight Welcomes Atrial Fibrillation Cardiologists to its Scientific Advisory Board
Cardiac Insight Inc., a U.S. developer of wearable medical devices and diagnostic software, has added renowned cardiologists and atrial fibrillation (AFib) specialists, Professor John Camm and Albert L. Waldo, M.D., Ph.D. (Hon.) to its Scientific Advisory Board.
Inquiry into Atrial Fibrillation in Scotland
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm and a major cause of stroke. It affects an estimated 96,000 people in Scotland, with as many as 50,000 people with AF remaining undiagnosed.