Improved communication with patients about cost, bleeding, and monitoring may increase compliance.
This study examined outcomes in patients with ischemic vs nonischemic cardiomyopathy who are treated with ICD therapy for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac death.
Researchers have developed a machine learning tool to predict which patients with hyperthyroidism are at risk of developing thyrotoxic atrial fibrillation.
Researchers determined the effects of early rhythm control therapy in patients diagnosed with atrial fibrillation with signs and symptoms of heart failure.
Researchers assessed the effectiveness of telemonitored cardiac rehabilitation in patients who have undergone ablation for atrial fibrillation.
The Amulet device is designed for complete immediate closure of the left atrial appendage using dual-seal technology.
In a meta-analysis, researchers sought to further clarify the role of oral anticoagulation for preventing ischemic stroke in patients with AF and HFrEF.
Race/ethnicity is independently associated with initiating any anticoagulant therapy and direct-acting oral anticoagulant use among anticoagulant initiators for Veterans Health Administration (VA) patients with incident atrial fibrillation.
The addition of systematic ECG monitoring to usual diagnostic care may improve the detection of atrial fibrillation in patients hospitalized with acute ischemic stroke or TIA.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis to assess the association between antiplatelet therapy with or without anticoagulant use and outcomes including stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, major bleeding, MI, and death in patients with atrial fibrillation.