Tag: AF

atrial fibrillation

ESC 2019: Catheter ablation may be up to 10 times more...

Results from the Atrial fibrillation progression trial (ATTEST) were presented on 31 August at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2019 in Paris,...

More than 40% of patients with a history of atrial fibrillation...

Patients with a previous diagnosis of atrial fibrillation who were assessed as attending the emergency department inappropriately did so because of fear, or as...

New harmonised outcome measures for AF published

New harmonised outcome measures for atrial fibrillation (AF) have been published in HeartRhythm. The work was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and...

Migraines that affect vision may increase risk of irregular heartbeat

People who experience migraine with visual aura may have an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the online issue...

Smartphone apps launched for atrial fibrillation patients and their healthcare providers

Two novel smartphone and tablet applications (apps) for atrial fibrillation patients and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts. The two apps will...

Long working hours associated with higher risk of atrial fibrillation

By Angela Gonzalez People working 55 hours or more a week had an approximately 40% higher risk of atrial fibrillation compared with people working 35...

US FDA clears Cardiologs ECG Analysis platform

Cardiologs Technologies SAS has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its ECG Analysis platform, a cloud-based cardiac monitoring-analysis web service powered...

Sensor-based CRT optimisation benefits sicker patients

This video has been sponsored by LivaNova. The RESPOND-CRT clinical trial is a relevant and significant study in the field of cardiac resynchronisation therapy. It...

Abbott receives CE mark for its Confirm Rx insertable cardiac monitor...

Abbott has announced CE mark and first use of the new Confirm Rx ICM. According to a company release, this is the world’s first smartphone...

Discover the latest evidence and ablation techniques for persistent AF treatment

Join atrial fibrillation (AF) experts Prof Richard Schilling (St Barts Hospital, London UK), Prof Carlo de Asmundis (Universitair Ziekenhuis, Brussels, Belgium) and PD Dr...

Moderate, habitual alcohol intake associated with atrial fibrillation

People who binge drink often experience an irregular heartbeat or a heart “flutter,” sometimes referred to as “holiday heart syndrome.” However, people who drink...