AF Information for Clinicians

Accurate, medically-approved information for clinicians from AF Association. Please follow the links below for a wealth of information on atrial fibrillation.

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ESC Congress 2017

Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI The world's largest cardiovascular congress with over 500 experts sessions and 11 000 abstracts contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. Abstract submission deadline: 14 Feb Clinical case submission deadline: 1 March Late Breaking Science deadline: 21 March Early Registration fee deadline: 31 May

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Cleveland Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute Online Health Chat

Cleveland Clinic are a free online health chat, Monday, March 6 from 12PM-1PM (ET) for our Atrial Fibrillation event. Experts from Cleveland Clinic will be answering your questions live during the chat. You can register for the chat and find more information by clicking below.

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Atrial fibrillation stroke worse in women . . . and other stories

Ischaemic strokes caused by atrial fibrillation tend to be more severe than other types of ischaemic stroke, as confirmed by a cross sectional study of more than 60‚ÄČ000 patients on the Austrian stroke registry between 2003 and 2016 (Stroke doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015900). What also emerged from this analysis was that women with atrial fibrillation have more severe strokes than men with the same condition.

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