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Objective To describe vitamin K antagonist (VKA) anticoagulation prescribing patterns in stroke survivors with atrial fibrillation (AF), with particular emphasis on sociodemographic associations with ...

Heart, Cardiac risk factors and prevention, Azmil H Abdul-Rahim, Jao Wong, Christine McAlpine, Camilla Young, Terence J Quinn

Date : 01/04/2014

Methods We randomised 238 patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and a moderate stroke risk to aspirin or adjusted vitamin K antagonist therapy after TEE had ruled out thrombogenic features ...

Heart, Cardiac risk factors and prevention, Trang Dinh, Leo H B Baur, Ron Pisters, Otto Kamp, Freek W A Verheugt, Joep L R M Smeets, Emile C Cheriex, Jan-Eize Lindeboom, Wilfred F Heesen, Robert G ...

Date : 01/04/2014

Keitaro Senoo, Gregory Y H Lip University of Birmingham, Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK Correspondence to Professor Gregory Y H Lip, University of Birmingham, ...

Heart, Editorial, Keitaro Senoo, Gregory Y H Lip

Date : 01/10/2014

Abstract Aims We sought to describe the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) in Europe after the release of the 2010 AF Guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology. Oral ...

Europace, Atrial fibrillation, Paulus Kirchhof, Bettina Ammentorp, Harald Darius, Raffaele De Caterina, Jean-Yves Le Heuzey, Richard John Schilling, Josef Schmitt, Jose Luis Zamorano

Date : 01/01/2014 Item size : 264702 bytes

Patients with AF are reported to have a five-fold increased risk of stroke; moreover, compared with the other identified risk factors for stroke (hypertension, heart failure, and coronary heart ...

Europace, Review, Jean-Pierre Bassand

Date : 01/03/2012 Item size : 404682 bytes

Atrial fibrillationIschaemic strokePreventionOral anticoagulationIntroduction Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an expanding epidemic,1 and ischaemic stroke due to cardioembolism remains a trademark ...

European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, Current Opinion, Thure Filskov Overvad, Peter Brønnum Nielsen, Gregory Y. H. Lip

Date : 12/08/2016 Item size : 256208 bytes

Long-term follow-up was conducted by patient visit, telephone interview or structured written questionnaire. The population was characterized by a high percentage of cardiovascular risk factors ...

Date : 06/05/2016 Item size : 31331 bytes

EuroIntervention Left atrial appendage closure for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrillation: rationale, devices in clinical development and insights into implantation ...

Date : 19/08/2014 Item size : 33447 bytes

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, United States Aims: Suture ligation of the left atrial appendage is frequently performed in patients who undergo mitral valve surgery or as an adjunct to a ...

Date : 21/05/2013 Item size : 32611 bytes

Introduction The presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of stroke and thrombo-embolism, and given how common AF is, this represents a considerable healthcare and public health ...

European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, EDITORIALS, Gregory Y.H. Lip

Date : 01/04/2015 Item size : 213366 bytes