ECG Features Predict 30-day Arrhythmias in Older Adults with SyncopeA new study identified 6 ECG features that warn of potentially fatal cardiac arrhythmia in adults presenting with syncope.
Apolipoprotein(a): What Role in Atrial Fibrillation?Is elevated Lp(a) a risk factor for ischemic stroke in persons with atrial fibrillation? Results of this ARIC analysis explain.
ECG Challenge: It's the Level of the Block that CountsThis 83-year-old man is treated only for hypertension and says he "feels like Tarzan." The routine ECG says otherwise.
Dose-adjusted DOACs vs Warfarin: Overview of EfficacyPatients who require dose adjustment when taking direct oral anticoagulants have not been well studied. This large study is a good start.
Aspirin, Clopidogrel, DOAC, Warfarin: What Combination after PCI in Patients with AF?Quick Quiz: Which antiplatelet/antithrombin combination provides greatest efficacy with least risk for bleeding?
ECG Challenge: Subtle but SignificantWhat cause of persistent DOE, fatigue in this patient who is s/p CABG and maze ablation? Your ECG read?
How Dangerous is Digoxin in AF?Results of a post-hoc analysis of the ENGAGE-AF TIMI 48 trial show the answer could depend on a heart failure Dx.
Hypotension and Near-syncope in a 66-year-old WomanHer history includes diabetes, ESRD, coronary disease, and complete heart block after pacemaker implantation. What's your ECG read?
Preventing Atrial Fibrillation: A Three-legged StoolAn incremental and tripartite approach to prevention, say researchers, will begin to shift AF disease distribution and decrease morbidity over time.
Mechanical FallA 72-year-old woman sustains a distal radius fracture during a fall after losing her balance. She denies syncope. What's your ECG read?