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IAB Advanced Interatrial Block Linked with AFib in Older Patients

Advanced Interatrial Block Linked with AFib in Older Patients: BAYES Registry

A new analysis of the BAYES registry suggests that advanced interatrial block (IAB) is associated with the development of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and stroke...
COVID-19 Caused Patients to Delay Getting Care for Acute Strokes: Study

Analysis: Patients Delayed Acute Ischemic Stroke Care Due to COVID-19

A new analysis in the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery suggests that patients delayed obtaining stroke care due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporting previous data suggesting...
Stroke Evaluations Decreased by Al,ost 40% Due to COVID-19: Analysis

Collapse Seen in Stroke Evaluations Due to COVID-19 Pandemic: Analysis

Correspondence in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that there has been a dramatic decline in stroke evaluations in the wake of the...
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Diabetics with Nonvalvular AFib at Increased Risk for Mortality: Study

Patients with diabetes taking insulin who also have nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AFib) have an increased mortality risk, a new study suggests. "Diabetes is a knock...
GI Cancers More Common in NOAC-treated AFib Patients

Off-label Use of Oral Anticoagulants Raises Ischemic Stroke Risk: Study

New research published in JAMA Cardiology indicates that the use of direct oral anticoagulants for left ventricular (LV) thrombi are linked with an increased...
AFib, Ischemic Stroke Relationship May Impact Mortality Prognosis

Temporal Relations Between Ischemic Stroke, Atrial Fibrillation Impact Mortality Prognosis

New evidence suggests that the temporal relationship between ischemic stroke and atrial fibrillation (AFib) goes both ways, and that the diagnosis of both disease...
Apixaban Lowers Ischemic Stroke and Bleeding with Routine Use in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Apixaban Lowers Ischemic Stroke and Bleeding with Routine Use in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Highlights One of few studies to perform a head-to-head safety and efficacy analysis of apixaban and rivaroxaban in adults with atrial fibrillation. Data study...

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