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Latest in Resource Center: Atrial Fibrillation

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and impaired renal function are at increased risk of stroke and major bleeding compared to those with better kidney function, according to a new post-hoc analysis of clinical trial results. "Patients who have...
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inclusion of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) may better define the prevalence of vascular disease in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), according to new research. As Dr. Francesco Violi told Reuters Health by email, "The study provides the...
By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal African American women in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study had lower rates of atrial fibrillation (AF) than postmenopausal white women. Still, once AF occurs in black women, it's just as problematic as in white women, one researcher...
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