Consider this case of a 92-year-old man who presents with permanent atrial fibrillation and multiple comorbidities. Should he be anticoagulated?
Payal Kohli, MD
A 76-year-old woman with drug eluting stent placed post-STEMI will need an antiplatelet regimen. What would you recommend?
A small single-center study yields provocative results that may help increase understanding of the importance of the left atrial appendage.
Results of the largest study to assess impact of left atrial appendage closure during routine non-AF-related cardiac surgery raise a few new questions.
Which CVD biomarker is most useful in what situation? Here are the top 5 most useful in primary care plus 3 key criteria to help choose the right one.
A topline review of 3 more of the top 6 studies of 2017 in afib includes the death of digoxin, go and no-go foods, and afib and ESRD.
Cardiologist and Patient Care author Payal Kohli, MD offers snap shots of 6 influential studies that will affect the future of AF diagnosis and treatment.
Bleeding and "mysterious" sginal for MI seen in RE-LY persist. Message: continue to weigh risk vs benefit.
Study net-net: Account for kidney function when dosing the direct oral anticoagulants -- but also account for an agent's potential renal harm.
Is this patient, status post motor vehicle accident, at risk for developing atrial fibrillation?