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Dr. Hugh Calkins Discusses New AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines — Video

The new 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines were just released at the American College of Cardiology annual conference. In this video interview, Dr. Hugh Calkins discusses what afib patients should know about the new afib guidelines. To watch the video, see: Dr. Hugh Calkins Discusses the New AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines — Video Interview

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Dr. Lakkireddy Discusses Yoga for Atrial Fibrillation and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion — Video

At the recent Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2014, we did a two-part video interview with Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. In part one, he discusses left atrial appendage occlusion and the LAALA-AF (Left Atrial Appendage Ligation and Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation) Registry. In part two, he explores the effects of yoga, including whether yoga can delay the transition …

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Videos of Dr. Robert Kowal and Dr. William Brinkman on the Latest Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation and Surgical Procedures

At the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Robert Kowal discussed innovative new catheter ablation procedures to treat atrial fibrillation and to prevent strokes. The ablation procedures he discussed included laser balloon, specialized radiofrequency catheters such as cycled phased RF, FIRM (Focal Impulse and Rotor Modulation) mapping, and renal artery …

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Video of Dr. Eric Prystowsky’s Presentation on Atrial Fibrillation Medications and Avoiding Afib-Related Strokes

At the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, world-renowned electrophysiologist Eric N. Prystowsky talked about treatments for atrial fibrillation, including rate control medications and rhythm control medications, as well as use of anticoagulants to prevent afib-related strokes. In addition, Dr. Prystowsky received the first ever “Advocate for Patients” Award from StopAfib.org. …

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Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Videos Now Available

For those who suffer from an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, getting in rhythm and staying in rhythm can be an elusive goal. Thus, StopAfib.org hosted the first Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference in Dallas on November 2, 2013. At the conference, leading medical experts helped patients, their families, …

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For World Stroke Awareness Day, Sign the Global Atrial Fibrillation Patient Charter

Today, for World Stroke Awareness Day, join the Sign Against Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation campaign to add your voice to this call for urgent action to avoid thousands of preventable afib-related strokes. Sign the Global AF Patient Charter on this page, and learn more about the Sign Against Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation campaign at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/480/atrial-fibrillation-related-strokes/Sign-Against-%20Stroke

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US Atrial Fibrillation Patients Get Free AliveCor iPhone ECG Heart Monitors — Limited Supply, Act Fast

UPDATE: The discount below has expired – see Get a 50% Discount on the iPhone and Android AliveCor Heart Monitor for the current discount. Do you ever wonder if you’re in afib? Now you can check anytime, anywhere, if you have an iPhone 4/4s or iPhone 5. AliveCor is providing Heart Monitors for free to the StopAfib.org …

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Top Things You Need to Know When Taking an Anticoagulant – Video

StopAfib.org participated in a video series for those living with afib. The latest video, The Top Things You Need to Know When Taking an Anticoagulant, was released on September 29 for World Heart Day. To learn more, and watch the video, go to: StopAfib.org Participates in New Video Series About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Risk

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