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#EHRA2019: BP control reduces risk of atrial fibrillation-associated dementia

2019 27 Mar

A South Korean study of more than 196,000 patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) showed that blood pressure control in mid-life could reduce the risk of AF-associated dementia. The findings were presented at EHRA 2019, a congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).   The study is the first of its kind to show that AF patients in... Read more

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#EHRA2019: Simplified atrial fibrillation procedure could slash waiting lists

2019 27 Mar

The latest findings from the AVATAR-AF trial presented at EHRA 2019, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress, suggest that a catheter ablation procedure that includes only the bare essentials and delivers the same outcomes can slash waiting lists for atrial fibrillation patients. Researchers claim the simplified protocol could enable 30% more... Read more

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#EHRA2019: Heart failure patients - remote monitoring prevents hospitalisations

2019 27 Mar

Late-breaking findings from the RESULT trial presented at EHRA 2019, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress, demonstrate that remote monitoring of heart failure patients is effective in keeping them out of hospital. In fact, this innovative strategy has won reimbursement from the national health system.     Around 1-2% of adults... Read more

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#EHRA2019: Apple Heart Study - abnormal heart rhythm detected by smartwatch

2019 27 Mar

Results of the Apple Heart Study, a large-scale, app-based study to detect irregular heart rhythm (including atrial fibrillation) using a smartwatch, were presented at EHRA 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Some European experts expressed their views about the study.   Atrial fibrillation, the most common... Read more

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EHRA 2019 - Annual Congress of the European Heart Rhythm Association

2019 17 Mar

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