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Implantable ECG Monitoring Detects More AFib Than External Monitoring

PER DIEM: Implantable Electrocardiographic Monitoring Detects More AFib Than Prolonged External Monitoring

Detecting atrial fibrillation (AFib) following an ischemic stroke (IS) is important, but in patients who suffer IS without a history of AFib, the optimal...
Cardio Round-up: A Fifth of Stable CAD Patients Report Monthly Angina; Plus More

Cardio Round-up: A Fifth of Stable CAD Patients Report Monthly Angina; Plus More

No Differences in VTE Occurrence Between COVID-19 Cohorts A new systematic review and meta-analysis indicates that there were no significant differences in venous thromboembolism (VTE) occurrence...
Study IDs Improved Method of AFib Detection in Stroke Patients

Study IDs Improved Method of AFib Detection in Stroke Patients

A new study shows that among patients with ischemic stroke, the use of implantable electrocardiographic monitoring is appreciably more effective at detecting atrial fibrillation...
Cardio Round-up: A Fifth of Stable CAD Patients Report Monthly Angina; Plus More

Cardio Round-up: Great Debate Resolved?; Election Stress and the Heart; and More

The Great Debate Over BP Control Strategy by Final SPRINT Results The ideal systolic blood pressure (SBP) target has been a matter of investigation for...
Abstinence from Alcohol Improves Outcomes After AFib Ablation

Abstinence from Alcohol Improves Outcomes After AFib Ablation

New research suggests that abstaining from alcohol after undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (AFib) was associated with improvements in several outcomes. "Abstinence from alcohol...
Stress from 2016 U.S. Election Linked with Increased Cardiac Events

Stress from 2016 U.S. Election Linked with Increased Cardiac Events: Study

If you felt like the 2016 election was bad for your heart, that may have been more than just a figure of speech. A new...
Cardio Round-up: A Fifth of Stable CAD Patients Report Monthly Angina; Plus More

Cardio Round-up: LIFE, RAFT-AF, and More from ACC.21; Plus Much More

Who benefits most from rhythm control in atrial fibrillation? The RAFT-AF study, presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session (ACC.21) adds further...

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