Arrhythmia | News & Updates
August 2020 | Healthcare Professionals e-Newsletter
Heart To Heart: A Message From the CEO
A New Normal
Offering more online to meet your needs
"When faced with a problem – always look for a solution." – says Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder of STARS, Arrhythmia Alliance and AF Association. "So, we cannot host a physical meeting? OK, if patients, clinicians and families cannot come to us, we will go to them - virtually."
Get In Rhythm: Stay Informed
Get Smart
About AFib
GetSmartAboutAFib.EU is a new resource for both healthcare professionals and patients, to support education and detection of AF. Here, you can access relevant information on guidelines for managing AF and download risk assessment tools for your patients. 
NICE COVID-19 Guildlines
Now, more than ever, it is critical to stay informed in regards to health and wellness amidst this global pandemic. Find the most up-to-date guidelines released by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) regarding the Coronavirus and more.
EHRA International Consensus
The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) international consensus document covers how to prevent, diagnose, and treat cardiac implantable electronic device infections. This vital information helps to ensure health and safety for patients.
"Declining" AF deaths
found in recent study
A study by researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH, Boston, USA) shows a decline in deaths related to atrial fibrillation over the last 45 years. But the study, published in the journal BMJ, finds that the condition still takes years off of a person’s life.
Lower post-ablation arrhythmia patient rate
According to a study published in JAMA: Network Open, Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) episodes limited to less than 24 continuous hours had a significantly lower incidence of arrhythmia recurrence following AF ablation. Click below for more about this study.
Higher risk of heart failure in some women
Women taking beta blockers for hypertension with no prior history of cardiovascular disease have a nearly 5% higher risk for heart failure than men with acute coronary syndrome, according to research published in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal.
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