Arrhythmias

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


Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator ( ICD ) use is associated with reduced short- and long-term mortality in patients with heart failure. Patients with...


The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) has granted accelerated approval to Brukinsa ( Zanubrutinib ) capsules for...


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...


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...


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


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


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


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


The aim of a study was to evaluate the safety profile of Abiraterone acetate ( Zytiga ) in metastatic castration-resistant...


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 )...