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New European Registry for Patient Outcomes From Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

March 18, 2008 6:27 AM CT The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) has launched an International Atrial Fibrillation Registry (IAFR). This registry will collect patient outcomes from atrial fibrillation surgery in order to understand the effectiveness of procedures and devices being used. Clinicians can enter their own data via the Internet. More information ...

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There Will Be Red — At Lunch For The Heart

Febuary 29, 2008 6:29 AM CT By MaryEllen Fillo, Hartford Courant It may have been frigid weather outside, but things were red hot in the Connecticut Convention Center Thursday thanks to hundreds of sizzling women clad in ruby, fire-engine, cherry, scarlet and vermilion — all celebrating heart health at the American Heart Association's "Go Red for …

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American Heart Association Second-Annual Rochester Go Red For Women Luncheon

January 25, 2008 6:20 AM CT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Karen Einisman, 952-278-7908 ROCHESTER, MN – Rochester residents will be seeing red this February as the Go Red For Women luncheon returns to town. The American Heart Association successfully launched the event last year in an effort to raise awareness and necessary funds to fight cardiovascular …

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Atrial Fibrillation Discussion at Saint Vincent in Erie

February 7, 2008 6:20 AM CT Atrial Fibrillation is the most common abnormal heart rhythm and is newly diagnosed in an estimated half a million people every year. The heart specialists at Saint Vincent Health Center have been successful in offering several treatment options for their patients including a new minimally invasive procedure developed over the …

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Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans Sponsors Atrial Fibrillation Symposium

February 20, 2008 6:20 AM CT After almost dying in emergency heart surgery, Internet executive Mellanie True Hills left her corporate life behind to spread the word about women and heart disease. “I had blood clots and a close call with stroke due to atrial fibrillation,” Hills said. She never knew when an episode would strike. …

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