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2014-09-02 12:29:39

BARCELONA, Spain, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- GARFIELD-AF Registry presentations at ESC CONGRESS 2014 provide insight into treatment and outcomes of patients at risk of stroke in everyday clinical practice -- Data from nearly 12,500 patients enrolled in the Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD-Atrial Fibrillation (GARFIELD-AF), an innovative, independent academic research initiative, have illustrated that stroke prevention strategies for atrial...

2014-09-02 12:29:29

BARCELONA, Spain, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registry provides new insights into AF treatment decisions, including patients' quality of life and treatment satisfaction[1],[2] (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/703596 ) ESC Congress 2014, 02 September 2014, Barcelona, Spain: Daiichi Sankyo today announced one year results of the PREvention oF thromboembolic events-European Registry in Atrial Fibrillation (PREFER...

2014-09-02 08:31:44

Results presented during ESC Congress 2014 Clinical Trial Update Hot Line session BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced data from a subgroup analysis of the phase 3 ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 study, that explores the relationship between edoxaban dose, concentration and anti-factor Xa activity in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). The analysis also compared rates of major bleeding and...

2014-08-31 08:21:14

- Findings show risk of bleeding, along with overall efficacy(1), consistently ranked among top considerations for cardiologists when choosing a treatment to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) BARCELONA, Spain, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo and the Heart Rhythm Society today announced results from a global survey, which polled cardiologists from around the world and revealed that a majority (58%) of cardiologists...

2014-08-27 23:05:43

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Ablation Technologies Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ablation Technologies Market (Applications: Cardiovascular, Gynecology, Pain Management, Oncology, Urology, Ophthalmology; Technologies: Radiofrequency,...

2014-08-25 08:27:37

-- Results from X-VeRT, the first prospective exploratory study of a Factor Xa inhibitor in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardioversion, will be presented during an ESC Congress 2014 Hot Line Session RARITAN, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today that results from the Phase 3b exploratory X-VeRT study, investigating the oral Factor Xa inhibitor XARELTO(®) (rivaroxaban) in patients with non-valvular atrial...

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2014-08-23 03:00:49

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). Researchers found that post-menopausal women, enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative, who were the most physically active had a 10 percent lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF), compared to...

2014-08-21 08:28:57

Patients are able to instantly identify atrial fibrillation in real-time ECG recordings SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company clearance for its algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia. AliveCor's automated analysis process (algorithm) instantly detects if patients are experiencing AFib through real-time electrocardiogram...

2014-07-31 23:11:56

A new catheter being used by cardiologists at Baptist Heart Specialists is helping patients who have an abnormal heart rhythm. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A new catheter being used by cardiologists at Baptist Heart Specialists is helping patients who have an abnormal heart rhythm. The THERMOCOOL® SmartTOUCH™ Catheter is used for ablation procedures for patients such as those suffering from atrial fibrillation (Afib). Cardiac electrophysiologists at Baptist Heart...

2014-07-25 09:47:49

American Academy of Neurology New research suggests that regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke may be a simple and effective first step in detecting irregular heartbeat, a major cause of having a second stroke. The study is published in the July 23, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Screening pulse is the method of choice for checking for irregular heartbeat for...


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Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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