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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...

2014-02-26 08:27:24

DUBLIN, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rt7832/atrial ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Atrial Fibrillation Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The atrial fibrillation market on the basis of geography is segmented into four regions namely North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and rest of the world (RoW). The North...

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...

2013-11-18 20:43:21

Hany S. Abed, B.Pharm., M.B.B.S., of the University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia and colleagues evaluated the effect of a structured weight reduction program on atrial fibrillation symptoms. "Atrial fibrillation has been described as the epidemic of the new millennium, with a projection that by 2050 there will be 12 million to 15 million affected individuals in the United States. In the United States, the direct economic cost of atrial fibrillation is...

2012-04-26 12:12:04

Successfully treating heart rhythm disorder improves long-term survival for cardiac surgery patients with atrial fibrillation A recent study conducted by Northwestern Medicine® researchers published in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, reveals that patients with an abnormal heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation (A-fib) who are undergoing cardiac surgery, have a lower long-term survival rate compared with patients who are in sinus rhythm, which is the normal...

2011-12-20 12:40:00

Procedure may stop 'flight or fight' stress response impacting heart What do sweaty palms and abnormal heart rhythms have in common? Both can be initiated by the nervous system during adrenaline-driven "flight or fight" stress reaction when the body senses danger. Governed by the sympathetic nervous system, an abnormal "flight or fight" stress response which causes excessive sweaty palms (called hyperhidrosis) may also contribute to problems like dangerous irregular heart rhythms from...

2011-08-30 11:42:43

Many patients are looking for a drug-free lifestyle Results presented today from the Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Pilot Study show that almost 40% of patients undergoing a catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation have no underlying disease associated with the arrhythmia, and precipitating factors are rare. The survey, which is a pilot survey from the ESC's EurObservational registry program, also confirmed that symptoms are present in 86% of patients but vary considerably; symptoms include...

2011-08-19 13:57:00

The Heart and Stroke Foundation reveals "Be Pulse Aware" booth this weekend at the CNE To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/heart-and-stroke-foundation/be-pulse-aware-booth-this-weekend-at-the-cne TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Are you pulse aware? Well if not - you definitely should be, and this weekend presents the perfect opportunity. The Heart and Stroke Foundation urges you to stop by the "Be Pulse Aware" booth at the CNE (from August...

2011-07-05 13:55:20

Research: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and risk of atrial fibrillation or flutter: Population-based case-control study Commonly used painkillers to treat inflammation are linked to an increased risk of irregular heart rhythm (known as atrial fibrillation or flutter), concludes a study published on bmj.com today. The drugs include non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) as well as new generation anti-inflammatory drugs, known as selective COX-2 inhibitors....


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