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Latest in Resource Center: Atrial Fibrillation

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Following myocardial infarction (MI) or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) do at least as well on an oral anticoagulant and clopidogrel as on triple antithrombotic therapy, Danish researchers suggest. "These results...
By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) leads perform suboptimally in children and young adults, the PLEASE study shows. "These results highlight the fact that all ICD leads are designed for adults," Dr. Charles I. Berul from the National Medical Center...
By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology says the decision to continue or interrupt antithrombotic medications in stroke patients having medical or dental procedures should depend on the setting. "While there are many situations for which the best...