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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Strategies and Recommendations

Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Strategies and Recommendations Authors: Naccarelli, Gerald V.; Caputo, Gregory; Abendroth, Thomas; Faber, Samuel; Sendra-Ferrer, Mauricio; Wolbrette, Deborah; Samii, Soraya; Hussain, Sarah; Gonzalez, Mario Stroke is the most common complication of atrial fibrillation (AF). Guidelines recommend anticoagulant treatment in patients with CHA2DS2VASc scores of >2. Registry data suggests that almost half of patients who should be on therapeutic […]

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Indications, New Advances, and Complications

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Indications, New Advances, and Complications  Author: Ma, Chang-Sheng Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia affecting millions of people worldwide with increasing incidence and prevalence. Radiofrequency catheter ablation has evolved as the treatment of choice for both paroxysmal and persistent AF. Several studies have been reported on catheter ablation as […]