Arrhythmia

 

The Practical Cardiology™ Arrhythmia clinical resource center provides information and insights for those interested in the latest from the field of heart rhythm disorders. From atrial fibrillation to ventricular tachycardia and everything in between, this page is where readers can find articles, videos, podcasts, and conference coverage related to arrhythmias and electrophysiology.

AHA 2021: Top Data Slideshow

November 17, 2021

Every year, AHA Scientific Sessions provides clinicians and researchers with a glimpse into the latest data from clinical trials. Our editorial staff's top picks for late-breaking data from AHA 2021 Scientific Sessions includes AVATAR, RAPID CABG, REVERSE-IT, and more.

Fitbit Heart Study Provides Further Backing for Wearables in Detecting AFib

November 15, 2021

Data from the Fitbit Heart study presented at AHA 2021 suggest a novel algorithm for detecting irregular heart rhythms had a positive predictive value of 98% for detecting atrial fibrillation in patients with undiagnosed atrial fibrillation.

Cardiology Month in Review: October 2021

October 30, 2021

October's cardiology month in review features a pair of historic guidelines, questions around the risk of arrhythmia associated with omega-3 supplements, myocarditis and Pfizer vaccines, and more.

Timing of Atrial Fibrillation Can Help Predict Stroke Risk

October 04, 2021

Data from more than 800 patients with 120 days of continuous heart monitoring data and ischemic stroke provide insight into the timing of arrhythmic episodes and how it can help predict the risk of stroke in patients with CIEDs and atrial fibrillation.