For patients with atrial fibrillation, those undergoing ablation have a significantly reduced risk for recurrent AF compared with those receiving drug therapy.
Ring-like nonischemic left ventricular scarring in patients with idiopathic nonsustained ventricular arrhythmias may be associated with malignant arrhythmic events.
To identify medications with potential proarrhythmic association.
For patients with atrial fibrillation, low-to-moderate alcohol intake is not associated with an increased risk for stroke or other cardiovascular events.
Atrial fibrillation symptom burden was found to be frequently underrecognized.
A home-based continuous ambulatory ECG monitoring device delivered with at-home instructions was found to be as effective for collecting quality data as in-clinic delivery and monitoring.
Low iron storage may increase arrhythmogenic susceptibility in healthy women of childbearing age.
Hazard ratio 1.16 for one drink per day; similar associations seen across types of alcohol.
Kidney injury may be less among patients with chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation taking apixaban versus warfarin for anticoagulation, new research suggests.
Low-intensity warfarin therapy was found to be as effective as standard-intensity I warfarin in lowering the risk for thromboembolism in older patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.