Mr Smith is 66-years-old. How would you treat his arrhythmia? What would you choose for anticoagulation?
Should We Refer Symptomatic HF Patients for AF Ablation?
That depends, as suggested by results of the CASTLE-AF study, presented at ESC Congress 2017, in Barcelona, Spain.
AF Screening Leads the Charge in Cardiology's Digital Revolution
Diagnosis of atrial fibrillation via handheld iECG monitor looks promising but can we pay for it yet?
Could AF Ablation have a "Placebo" Effect?
A small study raises big questions about patients' perceptions of AF symptoms after pulmonary vein ablation. What do you think?
Subclinical Atrial Fibrillation Rears its Head, Again
Increased detection of subclinical atrial fibrillation intensifies a common clinical quandary in AF patients: to anticoagulate, or not?
Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines 3-Question Quiz
Rhythm vs rate control and which medication(s) for which patients, when, and why? Test yourself.
Smartphone Screening for Atrial Fibrillation
Medicine is finally catching up with the smartphone/smartwatch era – and it’s about time!
Food and Atrial Fibrillation: Good Eats and Bad
Does coffee increase AF risk? How about chocolate? Marijuana? Test yourself with our quiz so you can counsel your patients.
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
Afib, Heart Failure, and Exercise
Is exercise safe in HF patients who have AF? Results of the HF-ACTION study are summarized in this short slide show.
When Atrial Fibrillation and Diabetes Coexist, How Best to Prevent Stroke?
In these complicated patients, should warfarin or a novel oral anticoagulant be chosen for stroke prevention?
10 New Wonders of Wine
Tonic or poison? Elixir or toxin? These slides offer a quick review of the latest findings on the health pros and cons of imbibing.
Secondary AF: Risk of Recurrence Found in Framingham
Is new-onset AF linked to an acute precipitant less likely to recur than spontaneous AF? Is it any less dangerous? A new study finds answers in Framingham data.
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