Search Tag: CHF

Cardiology Management

Extra Heartbeats Could Predict Heart Failure

2015 08 Jul

Common extra heartbeats that occur in the ventricles, or premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), could predict heart failure and even death, according to researchers at UC San Francisco. The research is based on more than a decade of investigation of 1,139 participants from the national Cardiovascular Health Study. “We cannot exclude the possibility... Read more

Cardiology Management

Digoxin Increases Risk of Death in Heart Patients

2015 10 May

In a study published online in the European Heart Journal, researchers from the J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of all studies published in peer-reviewed journals between 1993-2014 that looked at the effects of digoxin on death from any cause in AF and CHF patients. 19 relevant studies... Read more