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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

Abstract Aims It is unclear if atrial fibrillation (AF) patients treated with oral vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) must follow a specific diet to avoid interference with anticoagulation. The mean ...

Europace, Atrial fibrillation, Pasquale Pignatelli, Daniele Pastori, Tommasa Vicario, Tommaso Bucci, Maria Del Ben, Roberta Russo, Alessandra Tanzilli, Maria Lavinia Nardoni, Simona Bartimoccia, ...

Date : 01/08/2015 Item size : 223853 bytes

Methods and results The prevalence of AF on electrocardiography was established in prospectively selected groups: 3960 randomly selected from the population, aged 45+; 782 with a previous diagnosis ...

Europace, CLINICAL RESEARCH, Russell C. Davis, F.D. Richard Hobbs, Joyce E. Kenkre, Andrea K. Roalfe, Rachel Iles, Gregory Y.H. Lip, Michael K. Davies

Date : 01/11/2012 Item size : 229927 bytes

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major health risk in the developed world and has a prevalence of around 5% in those aged under 65, rising to around 10% in the over 80 population.1,2 It is estimated ...

Europace, ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, Jaspal S. Taggar, Gregory Y.H. Lip

Date : 01/01/2008 Item size : 161678 bytes

If these patients have severe renal impairment (e.g. creatinine clearance <30 mL/L, including those on dialysis), they have a very high risk of stroke (whether in AF or not), cardiovascular events ...

Europace, Editorial, Gregory Y.H. Lip

Date : 01/02/2011 Item size : 172192 bytes

[...]AF is commonly associated with a number of cardiac and non-cardiac risk factors including ischaemic heart disease, cardiac failure, valvular heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, alcohol abuse, ...

Europace, ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, Jaspal S. Taggar, Gregory Y.H. Lip

Date : 01/01/2008 Item size : 158808 bytes

Over time many stroke risk stratification schema have been developed, initially with the objective to better define high-risk patients who could be subjected to an inconvenient (and potentially ...

Europace, Editorial, Ron Pisters, Jonas B. Olesen, Gregory Y.H. Lip

Date : 01/01/2012 Item size : 140103 bytes

Numerous risk factors pre-dispose to atrial fibrillation (AF), namely, hypertension, heart failure, increasing age, diabetes mellitus, and vascular disease.1 Due to the ageing population and the ...

Europace, Editorial, Jonas Bjerring Olesen, Gregory Y.H. Lip, Deirdre A. Lane

Date : 01/08/2011

[...]stroke associated with AF becomes more common with age, but the latter is intimately associated with an increasing prevalence of other cardiovascular disorders (e.g. hypertension, diabetes, ...

Europace, Editorial, Silvia Montoro-García, Francisco Marín, Gregory Y.H. Lip

Date : 01/01/2011

[...]most of us now recognise that the beneficial effects of statins on the early cardiovascular events reduction in major clinical trials may involve mechanisms that modify endothelial function, ...

Cardiovascular Research, Letter to the Editor, Kaeng W. Lee, Dirk C. Felmeden, Gregory Y.H. Lip

Date : 01/04/2002