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2014-07-02 10:23:42

University of California - San Francisco UCSF researchers find procedure also reduces hospital visits, lowers atrial fibrillation risk Use of catheter ablation is not only beneficial for treating atrial flutter but also can significantly reduce hospital visits – both inpatient and emergency – and lower the risk for atrial fibrillation, according to research by UC San Francisco. The study is in the July issue of PLOS ONE and available online. "We've seen firsthand in our...

2014-06-05 12:31:28

Complication Rates of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation was presented at QCOR 2014 Scientific Sessions BOWIE, Md., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced cloud-based analytics and data-driven solutions to the healthcare industry, announced today the presentation of results from the study "Thirty-day Incidence of Cardiac Tamponade and Mortality Following Catheter or Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation" at the Council on Quality of...

2014-06-02 23:09:34

Transparency Market Research published the new report "Atrial Fibrillation Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/atrial-fibrillation-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Atrial fibrillation is a type of cardiac arrhythmia distinguished by an abnormal cardiac rhythm caused by a disturbance in heart’s electrical system. Atrial...

2014-05-05 08:29:07

Presentations at Stanford Biodesign New Arrhythmia Technologies Retreat and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Continue Focus on Atrial Fibrillation Ablation MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), today announced that recent data will be presented at two major conferences focusing on cardiac rhythm management, the 2014 Stanford Biodesign New Arrhythmia Technologies...

2014-04-21 23:00:12

Interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists at Allegheny General Hospital recently performed the first procedure using the LARIAT™ Suture Delivery Device, a lasso-like suture that ties off the left atrial appendage (LAA), an area of the heart that is prone to developing blood clots, particularly in patients with atrial fibrillation. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of Allegheny Health Network, has joined a select group of medical...

2014-04-07 14:06:09

Nurses guide patients into a trance during the procedure Visualizing a safe place reduces operative pain, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2014. Nurses guided patients into a trance and found it helped patients cope with pain and anxiety during ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). EuroHeartCare is the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This year's meeting is...

2014-02-19 13:04:18

Among patients with untreated paroxysmal (intermittent) atrial fibrillation (AF), treatment with electrical energy (radiofrequency ablation) resulted in a lower rate of abnormal atrial rhythms and episodes of AF, according to a study in the February 19 issue of JAMA. Arial fibrillation affects approximately 5 million people worldwide and is associated with an increased risk of stroke. Drug treatment is recommended by practice guidelines as a first-line therapy in patients with paroxysmal...

2014-02-05 16:27:25

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong clinical evidence for the use of 3-D MRI to individualize disease management and improve outcomes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/DC59634LOGO) Results of the Delayed-Enhancement MRI Determinant of Successful Radio-frequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (DECAFF) study will be published...

2014-01-29 23:21:00

Toray Satake hot balloon ablation system uses heat to treat heart rhythm disorder. Royal Oak, Mich. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Japan to use a new balloon ablation technology to treat atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder that affects about 3 million people in the U.S. Named after its Japanese inventor, Dr. Shutaro Satake, the treatment uses a special catheter equipped with a balloon that is inflated with liquid then heated to burn or ablate the source of atrial...


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