Arrhythmias & EP
CHICAGO – With some tweaking, the AliveCor app could improve outcomes by speeding up diagnosis and treatment.
From the Journals
Predictive significance remained even after body mass index and hypertension were adjusted for.
CHICAGO – Insurance claims data from more than 50,000 U.S. octogenarians on a DOAC showed apixaban worked best and caused the fewest major bleeds...
Individuals who experience migraine with aura have a higher risk of atrial fibrillation than those without aura or without migraine.
The agency found the lowest bleeding risk with apixaban, but cites lack of head-to-head trials as a limitation in evaluating DOACs.
Patients with decision-making capacity or their legally defined surrogates have the right to refuse or request withdrawal of pacemaker therapy.
MONTREAL – In 294 post-stroke patients, atrial fibrillation screening with a smartphone-based device detected more cases than Holter monitoring....
Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) is the first direct oral anticoagulant to gain an indication for prevention of cardiovascular events.
MUNICH – Results from a worldwide registry with more than 26,000 atrial fibrillation patients showed better survival with a direct oral...
SAN DIEGO – A primary endpoint failed to show noninferiority of oral anticoagulants alone versus anticoagulants plus antiplatelet therapy, but a...