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A long unsolved major issue in blood pressure measurement: the accuracy in patients with arrythmia

  By Other  |    Wed Jun 08, 2022

Category: Information

By Osamu Shirasaki The rapid increase of patients with arrythmia, especially those with atrial fibrillation (AF), has been a globally significant concern in the aged society. AF is a leading cause of cardiogenic cerebral embolism [

The Increasing Role of Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation

  By Other  |    Wed Jun 08, 2022

Category: Information

By Thomas C. Crawford, MD, FACC The following are key points to remember about the increasing role of rhythm control in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF): AF management comprises three main domains summarized in the “ABC” scheme of the 2020 European Society of Cardiology AF guidelines;...

Clinical Implications of COVID-19 Cardiac Involvement in Athletes: Management, Cardiac Testing, and Return to Play

  By Other  |    Wed Jun 08, 2022

Category: Information

By Matthew W. Martinez, MD, FACC Myocarditis is a known cause of sudden cardiac death in athletes.1 Significant cardiac injury was observed in those hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2,2-4 which led to concern regarding the safety of competitive sports for athletes after a COVID-19 infection. Significant...

How to Prevent Stroke

  By Other  |    Fri May 29, 2020

Category: Stroke Prevention

How to Prevent Stroke Stroke prevention involves lifestyle strategies like smoking cessation and medical treatments that include blood pressure control and diabetes management. Sometimes a surgical intervention such as carotid endarterectomy or brain aneurysm repair is indicated for stroke prevention.

Reduce Your Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

  By Other  |    Fri May 29, 2020

Category: Atrial Fibrillation Awareness

How to Reduce Your Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Making a few lifestyle adjustments can help reduce your risk of AFib. Now's the perfect time to be proactive about your health. While AFib can be caused by existing heart disease and clogged arteries, it can also occur in people who live healthy lives...

How pets can help you relax

  By Other  |    Fri May 29, 2020

Category: Pets and Your Heart

How pets can help you relax Many pet owners know that their furry, scaly or feathery friend brings them joy, but most don’t recognize the immense health benefits to be gained from having a pet. There are numerous reasons why your dog, cat, or other type of pet can increase your...

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