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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

LAA isolation improves AF ablation

Results of the BELIEF study presented at ESC 2015 suggest the adjunctive ablation procedure may enhance long-term rhythm control.

GARFIELD-AF study

The first results from the largest ongoing international registry of newly diagnosed AF patients were long awaited, and worth the wait.

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What if you could test the fit and function of a cardiac device in an exact replica of your patient's heart and head off complications before you start?

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Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is a first and only dx for some patients; for others it is just the beginning. What do you know about AF progression?

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.

AF risk increases with obesity.

A recent literature analysis found a 10% to 29% excess risk for AF conferred by incremental increases in BMI. The study in 9 slides, here.

lesions that bleed with minimal trauma

Two lesions have been slowly expanding on an older man’s chest for 2 years. What is the problem? This and questions on 3 other topics in this quiz.

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