Previous studies have shown an association between alcohol consumption and risk of incident atrial fibrillation
in men, but not in women.
The review of these data found that cases of atrial fibrillation
were "rare," with two or fewer cases reported in most of the studies.
Postmenopausal women who have osteoporosis and are treated with once-yearly intravenous (IV) zoledronic acid have a higher risk of serious atrial fibrillation
than nonusers do, according to a recent publication from the Health Outcomes and Reduced Incidence with Zoledronic Acid Once Yearly (HORIZON) trial.
The review excluded patients who had atrial fibrillation
before starting treatment with omega-3 fatty acid, as well as patients with incomplete echocardiography data.
It's the second drug in its class to be associated with atrial fibrillation
, after zoledronic acid, or Reclast.
Education was delivered in a structured way and focused around four messages: 1) management of future atrial fibrillation
episodes; 2) importance of medicines to manage symptoms and stroke risk; 3) appropriate use of stroke prevention medicines; and 4) role of lifestyle modification.
Therefore, how to maintain sinus rhythm effectively after valve replacement, prevent recurrence of atrial fibrillation
, avoid complications such as stroke and heart failure, and effectively improve the quality of life of patients have become important problems in cardio-thoracic surgery.
[ClickPress, Tue Aug 27 2019] The arrhythmia problem occurs due to irregular heartbeats which can cause atrial fibrillation
Attia, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues developed an AI-enabled ECG using a convolutional neural network to detect the electrocardiographic signature of atrial fibrillation
present during normal sinus rhythm.
The Community Outreach and Public Engagement Committee at the College of Pharmacy at Qatar University (QU-CPH) recently held an outreach event on "Atrial Fibrillation
" at Landmark Mall.
Researchers reported the findings of the longitudinal, community-based Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, which included 11,939 individuals with no history of atrial fibrillation