Tag: atrial fibrillation

Janssen and Premier to initiate stroke risk management study among AF...

Janssen Pharmaceuticals has collaborated with Premier on the first and largest study of its kind to address an unmet medical need for hospitalised patients...

ACC 2017: Anticoagulant treatment may be unnecessary for stroke prevention following...

For patients with persistent atrial fibrillation or those who are at high risk for recurring atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation is recommended, followed most often...

FDA clears Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor with TruRhythm Detection

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance to Medtronic for its Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) with TruRhythm Detection. A...

New trends in stroke care—How an insertable cardiac monitor improves AF...

By Anil Yallapragada In 2010, it was reported that the world-wide prevalence of individuals living with a stroke was approximately 33 million,1 with 17 million...

Closer link needed between neurologists and cardiologists

While physicians are generally aware that atrial fibrillation is a leading preventable cause of a recurrent stroke, there is a lack of understanding of...