Search Tag: AF

Cardiology Management

Home-based wearable ECG monitoring patch improves AF diagnosis

2018 18 Jul

Among individuals at increased risk for atrial fibrillation (AF), use of a home-based self-applied electrocardiogram (ECG) patch facilitated AF diagnosis, according to a new study published in JAMA. Further research is needed regarding clinical implications of this finding, study authors note. For approximately 20 percent of individuals who... Read more

IMAGING Management

4D Imaging Software Predicts Stroke Risk

2016 17 Oct

A new imaging software programme, supported by the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health and published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging , can now predict who is most at risk for stroke.   It has been estimated that atrial fibrillation (AF) affects approximately 33.5 million people worldwide, and it is also... Read more