Articles related to ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (AFIB)
Anticoagulation Management of Post-cardiac Surgery New-onset Atrial Fibrillation
In the complex landscape of post-cardiac surgery care, the incidence of new-onset PCSAF presents a significant challenge, necessitating a judicious approach to anticoagulation to prevent thromboembolic events while minimizing bleeding risks.
Cardiology February 14th 2024
Anticoagulants Fail to Prevent Unexplained Strokes, Clinical Trial Finds
This study underscores the critical need for precise diagnostic criteria in treating unexplained strokes and the potential reevaluation of anticoagulant use in patients with atrial cardiopathy, opening new avenues for research and patient care.
Neurology February 13th 2024
Consumer-grade Wearable Cardiac Monitors: What They Do Well, and What Needs Work
In the landscape of cardiac monitoring, consumer-grade smart devices have shown a remarkable ability to detect atrial fibrillation with high sensitivity and specificity, challenging the traditional reliance on medical-grade monitoring tools.
Cardiology January 18th 2024
Apixaban for Stroke Prevention in Subclinical Atrial Fibrillation
In this pivotal trial, apixaban, when used for subclinical atrial fibrillation, demonstrated a 0.63 hazard ratio for stroke or systemic embolism compared to aspirin, indicating a significant reduction in stroke risk at the expense of increased bleeding risk.
Cardiology January 17th 2024
Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation
The study underscores the potential of user-owned devices in health monitoring. With a positive predictive value of 0.84, the smartwatch app could be a significant step towards large-scale, user-driven monitoring for atrial fibrillation.
Cardiology November 28th 2023