Atrial fibrillation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has approved Pradaxa ( Dabigatran etexilate ) oral pellets to treat...


Acalabrutinib ( Calquence ) is a next-generation, highly selective, covalent Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved for patients with chronic lymphocytic...


The effects of direct oral anticoagulants in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation should be assessed in actual conditions of use. France has...


Mavacamten improves heart function and symptoms in patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ( HCM ), according to results from the...


A large Cleveland Clinic study has shown that weight-loss surgery performed in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity is...


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


Edoxaban ( Lixiana ) in combination with a P2Y12 inhibitor is noninferior to standard triple therapy for preventing bleeding in...


The aim of study was to compare effectiveness and safety of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants ( NOACs ) versus...


Although procedure-related deaths during index admission following catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation ( AF ) have been reported to be...


Tthe US Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has approved Calquence ( Acalabrutinib ) for adult patients with chronic...


Nonvitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants ( NOACs ) are alternatives to Warfarin ( Coumadin ) in patients with nonvalvular atrial...


The results from an independent retrospective comparative study, published in the American Journal of Medicine, have shown that Dabigatran was...


Evidence suggests that atrial fibrillation ( AF ) is associated with a higher risk for cognitive impairment and dementia, with...


It is well established that atrial fibrillation increases the risk of clinical stroke by four- to five-fold, and patients with...


Longitudinal studies have shown that dementia is more common in patients diagnosed with atrial fibrillation ( AF ) even in...


Since the precise mechanism(s) of cognitive disorders in patients with atrial fibrillation ( AF ) is not fully known, the...


A study has assessed the relationship between atrial fibrillation and outcomes in the TOPCAT ( Treatment of Preserved Cardiac...


Beta-blockers are the cornerstone of therapy for heart failure; however, the effects of these drugs on the prognosis of patients...


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...