Post Tagged with: "Atrial Fibrillation"

Managing Thromboembolic Risks of Atrial Fibrillation – Can We Afford Increased Efficacy of the Novel Anticoagulants and Devices

Managing Thromboembolic Risks of Atrial Fibrillation – Can We Afford Increased Efficacy of the Novel Anticoagulants and Devices

Cardiology October 10, 2013 at 8:03 PM 0 comments

Bela Merkely,1 Eszter M. Vegh,2 Attila Roka2 1. Director, Heart Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary 2. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 22.08.13 Accepted: 10.10.13 Citation: EMJ Cardiol. 2013;1:77-81. Abstract Ischaemic/embolic complications are the most common severeRead More

The Benefits of Rivaroxaban (Xarelto®) Across Multiple Indications and the Relevance to Cardiologists

The Benefits of Rivaroxaban (Xarelto®) Across Multiple Indications and the Relevance to Cardiologists

Cardiology October 7, 2013 at 10:24 PM 0 comments

Ingo Ahrens, Christoph Bode Cardiology and Angiology I, Heart Center Freiburg University, Freiburg, Germany Disclosure: Authors have received speaker’s honoraria from Bayer Healthcare, Lilly, Sanofi Aventis, Daiichi Sankyo, Merck, and Astra-Zeneca. Received: 29.08.13 Accepted: 07.10.13 Citation: EMJ Cardiol. 2013;1:XX-XX. Abstract Oral anticoagulation with vitamin-K-antagonists has well known limitations and requires routineRead More

Atrial Fibrillation in Childhood with Familial Hyperthyroidism in Afro-Caribbeans

Atrial Fibrillation in Childhood with Familial Hyperthyroidism in Afro-Caribbeans

Cardiology August 31, 2013 at 9:54 PM 0 comments

Sandra Williams-Phillips Consultant Paediatric, Adolescent and Adult Congenital Cardiologist, Andrews Memorial Hospital, Jamaica Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 12.04.2013 Accepted: 31.08.2013 Citation: EMJ Cardiol. 2013;1:82-85. Abstract Atrial fibrillation (AF) associated with familial hyperthyroidism (FH) spanning three generations concomitantly, is rare. The index case was 10 years old whenRead More