For each additional 10 pounds, the atrial fibrillation
rate increases by 31% in men and by 18% in women,' Magnussen said by email.
GLORIA-AF (Global Registry on Long-Term Oral Antithrombotic Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
) is a large, multinational, prospective registry programme involving patients with newly diagnosed non-valvular atrial fibrillation
4% people out of diagnosed atrial fibrillation
population are treated using ablation technology in the US, Europe, and Japan combined.
4) The present study is an attempt to assess the relation between left atrial size and atrial fibrillation
in different diseases.
Some people with atrial fibrillation
have no symptoms and are completely unaware that their heart rate is not regular.
The presumed mechanism of benefit lies in the mounting evidence suggesting that inflammation plays a role in both the initiation and maintenance of atrial fibrillation
She and her coinvestigators undertook this exploratory analysis because other studies have yielded mixed results regarding statins and atrial fibrillation
In the same light, the presence or absence of atrial fibrillation
(particularly in the presence of valvular disease or heart failure) needs to be recognised, since the correct treatment for this is oral anticoagulant therapy with vitamin K antagonists.
1 Mission 1 Million EoACAo Getting to the Heart of Stroke is supported by leading health experts and patient organisations including the World Heart Federation (WHF), Atrial Fibrillation
Association (AFA), AntiCoagulation Europe (ACE), and Stroke Alliance For Europe (SAFE) and is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.
Unlike most prior studies, this one also adjusted for patients' weight, which is important because both diabetes and atrial fibrillation
are more common in heavier people.
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.
Objective The objective of this research was to determine the accuracy of pulse palpation to detect atrial fibrillation