MOTIVATE AF Motivational Support for Patients With Atrial Fibrillation to Promote Weight Loss

Condition:   Atrial Fibrillation Interventions:   Other: Weight Watchers;   Other: Slimming world;   Other: Leeds 'One You';   Other: NHS Choices;   Other: 5:2 diet;   Other: Individuals own personal plan Sponsor:   The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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Authors: Shoji M, Suzuki S, Otsuka T, Arita T, Yagi N, Semba H, Kano H, Matsuno S, Kato Y, Uejima T, Oikawa Y, Matsuhama M, Yajima J, Yamashita T Abstract Objective The pharmacodynamic effect of warfarin varies among individuals, and its maintenance dose is widely distributed. Although many formulae for predicting the maintenance dose of warfarin have been developed, most of them are complex and not in practical use. Methods and Materials Among 12,738 new patients visiting the Cardiovascular Institute between 2004 and 2009, we identified 127 patients (66.6±8.8 years, 89 men) with atrial fibrillation for whom...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
We examined trends of SDD, and using 2:1 propensity matching, we assessed 30-day rates of readmission, mortality and total costs at 30 days.ResultsOf 21,261 PCIs from 67 sites, 728 were SDD (3.9% of overall cohort). The rate of SDD increased from 1.6% in 2008 to 9.7% in 2016 (P 
Source: American Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Sensors, Vol. 19, Pages 3969: Enabling Heart Self-Monitoring for All and for AAL—Portable Device within a Complete Telemedicine System Sensors doi: 10.3390/s19183969 Authors: Andrés-Lorenzo Bleda Francisco-Manuel Melgarejo-Meseguer Francisco-Javier Gimeno-Blanes Arcadi García-Alberola José Luis Rojo-Álvarez Javier Corral Ricardo Ruiz Rafael Maestre-Ferriz During the last decades there has been a rapidly growing elderly population and the number of patients with chronic heart-related diseases has exploded. Many of them (such as those with congestive heart failure or so...
Source: Sensors - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
AbstractAtrial high rate episodes (AHREs), also termed, subclinical atrial tachyarrhythmias or subclinical atrial fibrillation (AF) are an important cardiovascular condition. Advancement in implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers or internal cardiac defibrillators has enabled the continuous assessment of atrial tachyarrhythmias in patients with an atrial lead. Patients with device-detected AHREs are at an elevated risk of stroke and may have unmet anticoagulation needs. While the benefits of oral anticoagulation for stroke prevention in patients with clinical AF are well recognised, it is not known whether the same ...
Source: Clinical Research in Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Conclusions The presence of comorbidities was linked to NOAC use over vitamin K antagonist, which is different from prescription factor studies in other countries and requires further study.
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe CHA2DS2-VASc score has relatively good performance in predicting POAF after cardiac surgery and may help identify the patients at high risk of POAF.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Authors: De Vecchis R Abstract Recently, transcatheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) has been validated by international societal guidelines as a technique suitable for both treatment and secondary prevention of paroxysmal, persistent or long-lasting persistent AF in highly symptomatic patients in whom at least one antiarrhythmic drug had been tested. PMID: 31505912 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Monaldi Arch Chest Dis Source Type: research
ConclusionThe overall estimated incidence of AF and recurrent AF during pregnancy is as high as 2.2% and 39.2%, respectively. AF during pregnancy may result in poor maternal and fetal outcomes.
Source: Advances in Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
This study compared the risk of stroke and major bleeding with NOACs vs. warfarin among patients 80 years of age and older with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news
The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) has been increasing in aging societies. The prognostic impact of AF associated with worsening heart failure (HF) remains obscure.
Source: International Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: research
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