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6.1 million Americans at risk of deadly stroke due to an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation

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Heart patients in England at risk from gaps in NHS care

... Bayer, the report reveals a range of deficiencies in care and monitoring for patients with the irregular heartbeat condition known as atrial fibrillation.

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HRS 2018 Roundup: Researchers highlight the latest in cardiac ablation tech

At this year's HRS meeting, researchers presented the first clinical data from atrial fibrillation ablation with pulsed electric fields – a method known as ...

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'He was gone for about five minutes': Defib saves player's life on pitch

Hodges said his next memory was feeling like he was in a dark, deep dream, but he could hear the sound of the automated voice on the AED and ...

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People with atrial fibrillation should continue to be treated even if heart rhythm returns to normal

Patients with an abnormal heart rhythm that can leave them at a higher risk of suffering from stroke still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to have returned to normal, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting ...

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Patients who have had an irregular heart beat can’t ever be considered ‘cured’, say researchers

Patients with an abnormal heart rhythm that can leave them at a higher risk of suffering from stroke still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to have returned to normal, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

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More than 1.5 million heart flutter patients should be on blood-thinning drugs to prevent stroke ...

The research found that even patients whose atrial fibrillation appears to have improved have a significantly increased risk of stroke, but that British ...

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Thousands of heart flutter patients at risk of fatal strokes because they have been wrongly taken off ...

Dr Krish Nirantharakumar, who worked on the study, said: 'Worryingly, we found that the problem seems to be becoming more common, with our research showing an increasing number of people are recorded as having atrial fibrillation as resolved and are highly unlikely to be given medication to ...

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Obesity Might Raise Your Risk for A-fib

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people are at increased risk for the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, which can cause ...

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New research demonstrates online ECG monitoring is more effective than offline holter and patch ...

"Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia that is often difficult to detect because of its episodic nature but presents real health risks to patients," ...

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