Arrhythmia

The European Commission has approved a label update for the use of once-daily Relvar Ellipta ( Fluticasone furoate / Vilanterol,...


In acute coronary syndrome ( ACS ), potassium imbalance at admission has been associated with in-hospital arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and...


Anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity was first reported in early 1970s. Since then, there has been increasing recognition of its association with poor...


As the Zika virus continues to spread globally, new evidence has emerged about the virus's potentially detrimental effects on the...


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...


Compared with traditional chemotherapy, targeted cancer therapy is a novel strategy in which key molecules in signaling pathways involved in...


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...