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Cardiology Management

CSANZ 2022

2022 11 Aug

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Cardiology Management

Study: Treatment Gap in Patients Suffering From Atrial Fibrillation

2017 13 Jun

Findings of a study by University of Birmingham reveal a treatment gap in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation (AF). Research findings are published in Heart. AF is associated with a five-fold increase in risk of stroke. There are three types of AF: paroxysmal where episodes come and go and usually stop without any treatment persistent... Read more

IT Management

Computer Assist in Prescribing Stroke Preventing Therapy

2016 16 May

Physician-researchers in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati have developed a computerised decision support tool that uses a combination of patient information and characteristics to assist physicians and patients with decisions about blood thinning treatment to prevent strokes in individuals with atrial fibrillation. They have... Read more

Cardiology Management

Strokes Age Brain Function by Eight Years

2015 08 Jun

According to new research, a stroke can age a person’s brain function by almost eight years. The findings of the study have been published in the journal Stroke. Researchers from the University of Michigan U-M Medical School and School of Public Health and the VA Center for Clinical Management Research evaluated data from more than 4900 black... Read more