Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
New atrial fibrillation support group launched
A NEW support group for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is being launched in Frome, with its first meeting arranged for Monday 4th June.
Risk of stroke and transient ischaemic attack in patients with a diagnosis of resolved atrial fibrillation: retrospective cohort studies
Patients with resolved atrial fibrillation remain at higher risk of stroke or TIA than patients without atrial fibrillation. The risk is increased even in those in whom recurrent atrial fibrillation is not documented. Guidelines should be updated to advocate continued use of anticoagulants in patients with resolved atrial fibrillation.
LAA closure during cardiac surgery lowers long-term stroke, mortality risk
According to the study, many patients who undergo cardiac surgery have a history of atrial fibrillation, which is associated with increased risk for stroke ...
Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and CEO, Arrhythmia Alliance Media Tour Clip
Listen to these clips of Trudie Lobban MBE on her media tour to make people more pulse aware.
Cardiac Rhythm News 21 May 2018
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PA Live: Trudie Lobban May 16, 2018
Wilkes-Barre, PA - Trudie Lobban MBE Founder, CEO and Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance & AF Association and leading AFIB patient advocate is here to talk about irregular heart rhythm disorder.
Watch Trudie Lobban MBE Founder, CEO and Trustee of Arrhythmia Alliance & AF Association and leading AFIB patient advocate is here to talk about irregular heart rhythm disorder.
Greater burden of atrial fibrillation linked to higher stroke risk
OAKLAND, Calif. May 16, 2018 -- Among people with intermittently recurring atrial fibrillation who are not taking anti-blood-clotting medications, those whose hearts were in abnormal rhythms longer were three times more likely to have strokes or other types of blood clots than those who had abnormal heart rhythms for less time, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study.
Stroke, TIA Risk Remain High After Atrial Fibrillation Resolved
Patients with resolved atrial fibrillation have an increased risk for stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) compared with individuals without atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the BMJ.