Monthly Archives: May 2017 - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

Expert Recommendations for Atrial Fibrillation Screening

Screening for silent atrial fibrillation (afib with no symptoms) in those 65 and over, and treating with blood thinners (anticoagulants), could prevent thousands of strokes worldwide each year according to a top-level panel of experts in today’s issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. is part of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration …

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