Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Should We Switch Patients Who Appear to Be Optimally Anticoagulated on Warfarin to DOACs?*
wo different types of oral anticoagulants (OACs) are currently available to reduce the risk of stroke/systemic embolism (SE) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF): vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) and direct OACs (DOACs) (1).
An autoantibody identifies arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and participates in its pathogenesis
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is characterized by right ventricular myocardial replacement and life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. Desmosomal gene mutations are sometimes identified, but clinical and genetic diagnosis remains challenging. Desmosomal skin disorders can be caused by desmosomal gene mutations or autoantibodies. We sought to determine if anti-desmosome antibodies are present in subjects with ARVC.
Congratulations to the Boston Scientific EU UK Rhythm Management team
2018 Healthcare and Cardiology Conference
Free stroke prevention tests to be held across the borough this week
A CUTTING-edge stroke prevention test will be available for free on the St Helens streets this week at a series of events held across the borough.
TWELVE volunteers from Teesside are set to fly out to Ghana to perform a series of life-saving heart operations.
September Medical e-News 2018
BREAKING NEWS-Arrhythmia Alliance Grants to attend HRC2018 and much more.
Arrhythmia Alliance Educates people on the Risks of Heart Rhythm Disorders for World Heart Day 2018
World Heart Day is a global campaign to raise awareness of heart health, Arrhythmia Alliance is urging everyone to Know Your Pulse to know your heart rhythm. The aim is to educate people about the risk factors relating to the heart, which can result in premature deaths from heart disease and stroke.
New Apple Watch OK'd for Arrhythmia Detection
The latest iteration of the Apple Watch, dubbed Series 4, was released Wednesday and with it came FDA clearance for use in detection and notification of atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias.
Would YOU wear it? Hi-tech T-shirt that could help doctors spot risk of stoke
A T-shirt that constantly monitors the heart’s activity and detects abnormalities could help protect people against stroke — and may even help diagnose the cause of fainting.