Arrhythmia

Various ablation strategies of persistent atrial fibrillation ( PersAF ) have had disappointing outcomes, despite concerted clinical and research efforts,...


Sarcoidosis is an important diagnostic consideration in patients with ventricular tachycardia of unknown origin. The clinical course of ventricular tachycardia...


Ondansetron ( Zofran ) is commonly used to treat vomiting in gastroenteritis, but has a United States FDA ( Food...


The optimal rhythm management strategy for people with non-paroxysmal ( persistent or long-standing persistent ) atrial fibrilation is currently not...


Contrary to current clinical belief, regular Caffeine consumption does not lead to extra heartbeats, which, while common, can lead in...


Immunotherapy in multiple myeloma is emerging as an effective modality in therapy of multiple myeloma with the approval of several...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved the first pacemaker that does not require the use of...


Among nearly 35,000 initially healthy women who were followed-up for about 20 years, those with new-onset atrial fibrillation had an...


Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia requiring medical treatment and has been associated with enhanced atrial fibrosis and heart...


The efficacy of short-term antiarrhythmic drugs ( AADs ) use compared with no-AADs prescription after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation...


Propafenone ( Rytmonorm; Rythmol ) is a class Ic antiarrhythmic agent. It has the typical chemical structure of a beta-blocker,...


Cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from smartphones to avoid unwanted painful shocks or pauses in function, reveals...


Comparative studies suggest that stem cells committed to a cardiac lineage are more effective for improving heart function than those...


Delamanid ( Deltyba ), a nitroimidazo-oxazole derivative, is a new anti-tuberculosis ( TB ) drug which exhibits potent in vitro...


Data on the incidence of new onset atrial fibrillation and flutter ( AF/f ) in patients with acute pericarditis are...


Atrial fibrillation is the most frequent sustained arrhythmia. Atrial fibrillation frequently recurs after restoration of normal sinus rhythm. Antiarrhythmic drugs...


Emerging clinical evidence demonstrates high prevalence of QTc prolongation and complex ventricular arrhythmias in patients with anti-Ro antibody ( anti-Ro...


Transcatheter aortic valve implantation ( TAVI ) is a therapeutic treatment for patients with severe aortic stenosis ( AS )...


People undergoing major vascular surgery have an increased risk of postoperative cardiac complications. Beta-adrenergic blockers represent an important and established...


Flomax Relief ( Tamsulosin ) is an alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonist, indicated for the treatment of functional symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia...