Information & Advice For Arrhythmia Patients


Who are we and what do we do?

Trudie Lobban, Founder and CEO of Arrhythmia Alliance and AF Association, explains the goals and aims of each charity. 

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Watch this short video to Know Your Pulse to Know Your Heart Rhythm; it could save your life.  This video, produced by Bewley Homes, looks at why Defibs Saves Lives. 

Videos about arrhythmias 

Five-part video series: What is...?

In this five-part video series, Trudie Lobban (Founder and CEO of Arrhythmia Alliance) talks to Dr Gust Bardy (Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA ) about the available options for diagnosing and managing arrhythmias. 

Episode 1 - What is an arrhythmia?
Episode 2 - What devices are able to record an ECG? Episode 3 - What is unique about the CAM patch?
Episode 4 - What devices are used to treat arrhythmias? Episode 5 - What is an ICD or an S-ICD?

Two-part video series: A US perspective on arrhythmias 

In this two-part series, Dr Hugh Calkins (John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA) looks at different aspects of living with an arrhythmia. 

Episode 1 - Dr Calkins looks at inherited cardiac arrhythmias Episode 2 - Dr Calkins discusses available device treatments,

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)

Dr Shouvik Haldar ( Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) looks at SVT. 

Videos about atrial fibrillation

Four-part video series: Arrhythmia Alliance President's perspective of AF

Professor John Camm (St George’s University of London, UK), President of Arrhythmia Alliance and co-founder of AF Association, looks at different aspects of managing AF.

Episode 1  - Professor Camm answers general questions about AF. Episode 2 - Professor Camm looks at anticoagulation.
Episode 3  - Professor Camm looks at when LAAO may be an option. Episode 4 - Professor Camm looks at COVID-19 in the context of AF.


Three-part video series: A GP's perspective on AF

In this video series, Dr Matthew Fay (Bradford, Yorkshire, UK) looks at different aspects of managing atrial fibrillation from the perspective of a GP. 

Episode 1 - Dr Fay explains when anticoagulation is needed and why it is important.  Epside 2 - Dr Fay looks at the difference between rate control and rhythm control. 
Episode 3 - Dr Fay explores what the COVID-19 pandemic means for people with AF. 


Two-part video series: A cardiologist's perspective on AF

Professor Martin Cowie (Imperial College London, UK) looks at AF from the perspective of a cardiologist. 

Episode 1 - Professor Cowie explores the link between AF and heart failure. 

Episode 2 - Professor Cowie talks what NICE means for people with AF. 


Five-part video series: An electrophysiologist's perspective on AF

In this video, Professor Dhiraj Gupta (Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK) looks at different aspects of managing AF from the perspective of an electrophysiologist. 

Episode 1 - Professor Gupta answers general question about AF. Episode 2 - Professor Gupta looks at left atrial appendage occlusion.
Episode 3 - Professor Gupta looks at drug treatments for AF. Episode 4 - Professor Gupta discusses cardioversion vs. ablation. 
Episode 5 - Professor Gupta reviews whether a person with AF will eventually need a pacemaker.

Two-part video series: An US electrophysiologist's perspective on AF

In this two-part series, Dr Hugh Calkins (John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA) looks at different aspects of AF from the perspective of an electrophysiologist who works in the USA.

Episode 1 - Dr Calkins provides an overview of AF Episode 2 - Dr Calkins talks COVID-19 and AF. 


Videos about syncope

Six-part video series: Q&A with Professors Richard Sutton and Boon Lim

Professor Richard Sutton (Imperial College London, UK) and Professor Boon Lim (Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK) explore key issues about syncope. 

Episode 1 - What is syncope?  Episode 2 - How is syncope diagnosed?
Episode 3 - What is a tilt test? Episode 4 - What are the treatment options for syncope?
Episode 5 - Your questions answered.  Episode 6 - What is the link between syncope and sudden cardiac death?

Six-part video series: Q&A with Dr Artur Fedorowski

In this six-part video series, Dr Artur Fedorowski (Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden) answers key questions about syncope. 

Episode 1 - Dr Fedorowski explains what syncope is.  Episode 2 - Dr Fedorowski reviews how syncope is diagnosed. 
Episode 3 - Dr Fedorowski reviews the triggers and treatments for syncope. Episode 4 - Dr Fedorowski explores the link between syncope and sudden death.
Episode 5 - Dr Fedorowski talks about syncope and pacemakers. Episode 6 - Dr Fedorowski discusses lifestyle changes. 



"Every Heartbeat Counts" | Maia Lemardeley's CPVT Journey 

Maia, an inspiring young lady and pupil in Year 6, has written and filmed a TED talk about living with her heart condition (CPVT) along with the help that she has received.


Living With AF

What happens when you are told that you have the irregular heart rhythm condition atrial fibrillation (AF)? Join David, Hannah and Ian  through their experiences with AF.


A video prepared on how to be AF aware as well as how to know your pulse. This is directed for the hard to reach community (South Asians) as conducted with a mix of Punjabi/English. 

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