Atrial Fibrillation

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Effect of Antithrombotic Therapy on Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Low-Risk Atrial Fibrillation Patients
Patients with atrial fibrillation at low risk of stroke treated with antithrombotic agents experienced low rates of stroke-related events, but the rate increased significantly in patients with even one additional risk factor.
Sleep Apnea Linked to Post-Surgery Atrial Fibrillation
Study results indicate that obstructive sleep apnea is an independent predictor of atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery.
FDA Approves Ivabradine to Treat Heart Failure
The US Food and Drug Administration today announced it has approved Amgen’s Corlanor (ivabradine) to reduce hospitalization from worsening heart failure.
Evaluating Predictors for Long-Term Atrial Fibrillation-Free Survival
Results from a recent study may help physicians decide when to use pulmonary vein isolation on patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and when to try an alternative treatment.

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