AF Information & Advice For Patients

Videos

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.  Watch this short video to Know Your Pulse to Know Your Heart Rhythm; it could save your life. 

Management of AF - As Easy as ABC Video Series

In this six-part series, world-renowned AF expert Professor Gregory Lip (Price-Evans Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK) and Mrs Trudie Lobban MBE (Founder and CEO of AF Association) review the ABC protocol for managing Atrial Fibrillation (AF) - exploring how the protocol streamlines care for people with AF. The aim of the videos is to help people with AF, or those at risk of AF, better understand the condition and its available therapies and treatments.

 

Episode 1 - What is the ABC pathway?

Episode 2 - A is for avoid AF-related stroke
Episode 3 - B is for better rate control Episode 4 - B is for better rhythm control
Episode 5 - C is for risk factors Episode 6 - C is for lifestyle management

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. 

 


Living With AF

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

    

 

 

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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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AF-related stroke prevention

    

    

Starting Anticoagulation with Jack

 

Catheter ablation

    

Left atrial appendage occlusion

    

    

    

    

 

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