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.

Meta-Analysis Details CVD Risk After Thyroidectomy in Patients with Thyroid Cancer

June 03, 2021

Data from AACE 2021 suggests the risk of cardiovascular disease was 15% greater among patients with thyroid cancer who underwent thyroidectomy than the general population, but found no significant difference in risk of cardiac mortality and atrial fibrillation.

DOACs May be More Effective than Warfarin for Valvular AFib

March 30, 2021

An analysis of claims data by investigators at University of Pennsylvania indicates DOACs were associated with a 36% lower risk of stroke or systemic embolism and was also associated with a reduction in risk of major bleeding.