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Consuming Alcohol May Increase Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Consuming Alcohol May Increase Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Alcohol consumption, even at a level of one drink per day, is associated with an increased risk for atrial fibrillation (AF), according to a...
Cardio Round-up: Atherosclerotic Disease Update And Much More

Cardio Round-up: Atherosclerotic Disease Update And Much More

Manesh Patel, MD: Updates in Atherosclerotic Disease This interview with Duke chief of cardiology Manesh Patel, MD, covers some recent happenings in atherosclerotic disease, as...
Consuming Alcohol May Increase Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Heavy Alcohol Consumption Tied to Worse Atrial Fibrillation Outcomes

Heavy alcohol consumption increases the risk of adverse events in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib), according to a study published online in EP Europace. Chewan...
Can Machine Learning Predict Atrial Fibrillation Readmissions?

Can Machine Learning Predict Atrial Fibrillation Readmissions?

A recent analysis in Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology suggests that machine learning can play a role in helping predict readmissions for atrial...
Hypertension Linked with Cognitive Problems Regardless of Age

Anticoagulation Strategies in Critical Care for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: A Protocol for...

Introduction Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia in critically ill patients and is associated with an increased risk of thromboembolic events and...
African American man holding his chest.

Rivaroxaban Versus Warfarin for Management of Obese African Americans With Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation or...

Background African Americans (AAs) and obese individuals have increased thrombotic risk. This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of rivaroxaban versus warfarin in obese, AAs...
AFib Substrate Linked with AFib Recurrence After Ablation

AFib Substrate Linked with AFib Recurrence After Ablation

The particular substrate of atrial fibrillation (AFib) may be significantly related to the recurrence of AFib following a catheter ablation procedure, according to a...

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