Monthly Archives: October 2011 - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Health Event: Take Charge of Your Heart Health

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), in partnership with WomenHeart, Mended Hearts and The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, will host free heart health events. These 2-hour Saturday afternoon sessions were developed for you to learn more about atrial fibrillation, as well as taking care of your heart health, monitoring blood pressure, stents and …

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CHA2DS2-VASc or CHADS2 For Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Prevention? Should Aspirin Be Used? Video with Prof. Greg Lip

In this important video interview at Venice Arrhythmias, Professor Gregory Lip discusses the importance of the CHA2DS2-VASc scoring tool for predicting atrial fibrillation stroke risk and why aspirin is not appropriate for preventing strokes. Watch the video at: Professor Gregory Lip Discusses CHA2DS2-VASc Tool for Predicting Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation — Video

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Get Your Afib Questions Answered by Cleveland Clinic Atrial Fibrillation Experts on Live Chat

Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm that starts in the atria.  While it is often a mere annoyance, it can also be responsible for life-threatening medical emergencies that result in cardiac arrest, stroke and sudden death. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to chat live on October 28 with atrial fibrillation experts …

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Will You Make a Difference in Our Understanding of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)?

While the Atrial Fibrillation Resolution will make a difference in our knowledge and understanding of afib, there is so much more that we can do. My dream is that, by aggregating lots of data (not individually identifiable) from those with afib across the world, we can identify clusters of things that individual doctors may not …

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