Tag: atrial fibrilaltion

Catheter ablation shown to reduce mortality and hospitalisation in patients with...

An analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) has found catheter ablation reduces mortality and heart failure hospitalisations in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and...
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Q-FFICIENCY trial shows promise for temperature-controlled ablation  

Use of temperature-controlled ablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) is effective and highly efficient, according to Jose Osorio—the director of electrophysiology at...

Patients with both atrial fibrillation and diabetes less likely to notice...

Adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and atrial fibrillation (AF) are less likely to notice irregular heartbeat symptoms, more likely to have...

Re-evaluate use of anticoagulation in patients with atrial flutter

A new study, published in JAMA Network Open, indicates that patients with atrial flutter have a lower incidence of stroke than patients with atrial...

Three studies support efficacy of PFO closure for reducing risk of...

The results of CLOSE, Gore Reduce and the extended follow-up of RESPECT—all published in The New England Journal of Medicine—indicate that percutaneous closure of...