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Atrial Fib After Bypass Packs Long-term Deleterious Punch - Medscape



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Atrial Fib After Bypass Packs Long-term Deleterious Punch 
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"It's fairly common knowledge that atrial fibrillation after bypass surgery of any sort is fairly common but in terms of how consequential it is, that's relatively unknown territory," senior author, Gregg Stone, MD, from Columbia University Medical ...

 


Experts: Atrial fibrillation becoming epidemic among older patients - KATV



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Experts: Atrial fibrillation becoming epidemic among older patients 
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Those symptoms, combined with discomfort, led Traywick to Dr. Tom Wallace, a cardiac electrophysiologist with CHI St. Vincent. ?Most of the time, patients who have electrical issues have palpitations,? Dr. Wallace explained. ?So they'll feel their ...

 


Atrial Fibrillation: Is Screening a Good Idea? - Medscape



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Atrial Fibrillation: Is Screening a Good Idea? 
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Hello, everyone. I'm Dr Kenny Lin, a family physician at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and I blog at Common Sense Family Doctor. Recently, I was contacted by a continuing medical education provider that was looking to develop ...
After multiple failed procedures at other medical institutions, Colorado man successfully treated for Atrial ... PR Newswire (press release)

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Blacks with atrial fibrillation have significantly higher risk of stroke than whites - Medical Xpress



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Blacks with atrial fibrillation have significantly higher risk of stroke than whites 
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Multivariable-adjusted incidence curves of ischemic stroke in blacks and whites. The Kaplan-Meier curves represent the incidence of ischemic stroke after adjustment for age, sex, smoking, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, heart failure, ?more. Blacks ...
African Americans with atrial fibrillation at significantly higher risk for stroke compared to Caucasians with the ... EurekAlert (press release)
Medical Monday: Atrial Fibrillation increases risk for stroke WJHG-TV

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Targeting Underlying Conditions May Improve Sinus Rhythm in Atrial Fibrillation - The Cardiology Advisor



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Targeting Underlying Conditions May Improve Sinus Rhythm in Atrial Fibrillation 
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A targeted therapeutic approach for patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) resulted in improvements in sinus maintenance as well as greater reductions in blood pressure, cholesterol, and weight when compared with conventional therapy ...
New Wilmington heart clinic aims to educate people about the dangers of A-fib WECT-TV6

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Doctor talks about atrial fibrillation research - WBAL Baltimore



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Doctor talks about atrial fibrillation research 
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A resident in Wisconsin was surprised to come back and discover that an unwelcome guest approached the home over the weekend. Advertisement. The security system was able to capture footage of a cougar checking out the home in Brookfield. Earlier in the ...
'I couldn't believe what I saw:' Cougar caught on camera peeking into Brookfield home fox6now.com
'I couldn't believe what I saw:' Video shows cougar prowling outside Wisconsin home FOX31 Denver
Surveillance video shows cougar tapping Wisconsin resident's front porch window ABC15 Arizona

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Penn: African-Americans more vulnerable to stroke than Caucasians ... - PhillyVoice.com



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Penn: African-Americans more vulnerable to stroke than Caucasians ... 
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A University of Pennsylvania found African-Americans with atrial fibrillation ? a condition that describes an irregular, rapid heartbeat ? are more likely to suffer a stroke than Caucasians with the same condition.

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Black patients with a-fib at higher risk of stroke, Penn study finds - Philly.com



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Black patients with a-fib at higher risk of stroke, Penn study finds 
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... before diagnosis with atrial fibrillation. Though the authors could not say for sure, they suspect that in many of those 254 cases, the patients already had a-fib but were unaware. Symptoms of a-fib may include palpitations, a racing heart, and ...

 


Be aware of these signs of atrial fibrillation ? and how to treat it ... - Buffalo Reflex



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Be aware of these signs of atrial fibrillation ? and how to treat it ... 
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Palpitations of the heart or uncomfortable sensations in the chest can be distressing. Thoughts of a heart attack might come to mind, and that anxiety can only exacerbate the situation. Although a heart attack might be the first thing people think of ...
kens5.com | Real Men Wear Gowns: Correcting irregular heart ... KENS 5 TV

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Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib - U.S. News & World Report



Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib 
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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Race may play a role in just how dangerous atrial fibrillation -- the common irregular heartbeat -- might be. New research finds that the risk of stroke is much higher in black Americans with afib than in ...