Arrhythmia

 

Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation Significantly Reduces Atrial Fibrillation

May 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO― Results of the TREAT-AF trial showed burden of AF was reduced by 85% at 6 months using transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve, vs a sham procedure; findings were showcased at the 40th HRS Scientific Sessions.

ECG Challenge: It's the Level of the Block that Counts

December 11, 2017

This 83-year-old man is treated only for hypertension and says he "feels like Tarzan." The routine ECG says otherwise.

ECG Challenge: Subtle but Significant

August 08, 2017

What cause of persistent DOE, fatigue in this patient who is s/p CABG and maze ablation? Your ECG read?

Mechanical Fall

March 21, 2017

A 72-year-old woman sustains a distal radius fracture during a fall after losing her balance. She denies syncope. What's your ECG read?

Stroke Prevention in the Patient with Afib and T2DM: NOACs vs VKAs

March 13, 2017

Which anticoagulant therapy has the greater absolute benefit in these complex patients?