Primary endpoint measures are freedom from episodes of Afib
greater than 30 seconds at one-year post treatment.
Among the 778 AFib
patients enrolled in CABANA with any form of HF (35% of the total study enrollment), the incidence of the study's primary endpoint--the combined rate of death, disabling stroke, serious bleeding, or cardiac arrest during a median follow-up of slightly more than 4 years--was 36% lower among the catheter-ablated HF patients than in the HF patients assigned to medical treatment, according to an intention-to-treat analysis, which was a statistically significant difference.
Standard Conventional Treatment in Patients With LV [Left Ventricular] Dysfunction and AF) study, run entirely in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and AFib
, showed a statistically significant improvement in patient survival and heart failure hospitalization after catheter ablation compared with medical management (N Engl J Med.
Patients with AFib
diagnosis at baseline and those receiving any antiarrhythmic or anticoagulant treatment were excluded.
A recent clinical trial of around 600 participants found that the ECG app on Apple Watch demonstrated 98.3 per cent sensitivity in classifying AFib
and 99.6 per cent specificity in classifying sinus rhythm in classifiable recordings, when compared to an ECG administered by a cardiologist.
He's been an Apple user longer than I have, and he has a family history of AFib
on his mother's side.
Over 20 years, 2,106 people developed AFib
and 1,157 developed dementia.
is responsible for approximately 130,000 deaths and 750,000 hospitalizations every year.
"Too many people living with AFib
are unaware of their risk, and earlier detection, diagnosis, and treatment of AFib
could significantly improve outcomes.
People with a common heart condition called atrial fibrillation (afib
) may experience a more rapid decline in memory and thinking skills than individuals without the heart rhythm disturbance, according to a study published recently in the journal Neurology.
Here's yet another reason to quit smoking: a potential increased risk of atrial fibrillation (Afib
), the most common heart-rhythm irregularity and a common cause of stroke.
[USA], Sep 22 (ANI): According to a new research, black and Latino individuals are paradoxically more likely to experience higher rates of complications and even death as a result of atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib
If you develop atrial fibrillation (AFib
) not associated with a valve problem, there's a good chance your doctor will prescribe a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) instead of warfarin (Coumadin).
In one study presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual session in the US, former professional National Football League (NFL) players were found to be more than five times as likely to have a heart rhythm disorder, such as atrial fibrillation (AFib
), compared with the general public.