January 20, 2018

Dr. Kowal on Partnering with Your Healthcare Provider — Video from 2015 AF Patient Conference

In the Partnering with Your Healthcare Providers session at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Robert C. Kowal and Mellanie True Hills discuss what kind of doctor is likely to manage your care, how to know if you have the right doctor, what to do if the […]

Dr. Mintu Turakhia on Avoiding Afib Strokes — Video from 2015 AF Patient Conference

In his talk about Avoiding Afib Strokes at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Mintu Turakhia of Stanford University discussed how our thinking about afib and stroke, and when to treat, has changed over the last couple of years. Access Dr. Turakhia’s talk at: Video: Avoiding Afib […]

EP Lab Digest Publishes About 2015 Get in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

EP Lab Digest recently published 2015 Get in Rhythm Patient Conference: Helping Afib Patients Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm, authored by StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. The article talks about the previous successful inaugural Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, including what participants had to say. We have raised […]

Afib patients from the US, Canada, and the Caribbean will be at the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. Will you?

Are you joining us on March 28-29 in Dallas to learn from our world-renowned afib experts on how to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm? Afib patients are coming from all over to be here, and we hope you can join us, too. Learn more about the conference, and register, at: Afib Patients from […]

2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Plan to join us March 28-29, 2015, at the StopAfib.org National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference to hear our rock-star cast of afib experts share ways for you to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm. This is a not-to-be-missed event—take a look at who’s speaking! The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency DFW […]

VICTORY AF trial will study Phased Radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation

The VICTORY AF (Evaluation of Multielectrode Phased RF Technology in Persistent AF) Trial, sponsored by Medtronic, is studying patients undergoing a catheter ablation with Medtronic’s Phased Radiofrequency (RF) system. To learn more, see: VICTORY AF Trial Studies Phased Radiofrequency (RF) System for Persistent and Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Get SMART About Atrial Fibrillation

Biosense Webster, Inc. and StopAfib.org have teamed up to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation and available treatment options through Get SMART About AfibSM, an interactive web experience. Learn more at:  Biosense Webster Teams Up with StopAfib.org to Challenge Americans to Get SMART About AfibSM  

Atrial flutter cured by catheter ablation and reduces atrial fibrillation risk

New research from the University of California at San Francisco indicates that atrial flutter can be cured through catheter ablation and doing so can reduce the risk for atrial fibrillation. To learn more, see: Catheter Ablation a First-Line Treatment for Atrial Flutter

Ablation and Surgery Clinical Trials Seeking Atrial Fibrillation Patients

While attending several recent medical conferences, we learned about some interesting procedure clinical trials that may be of interest to the afib patient community. To learn more, check out the following studies: The nContact CONVERGE Trial Will Study the Convergent Procedure for Treatment of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation The reMARQable Trial Will Study the nMARQ Multielectrode […]

Top US Heart Centers and StopAfib.org Form Alliance to Improve Atrial Fibrillation Patient Care

Five top U.S. heart centers and StopAfib.org, a leading atrial fibrillation (afib) patient advocacy group, are partnering in the National Alliance of Integrated AFib Centers in order to improve the treatment of afib patients. Learn more at: Top U.S. Heart Treatment Centers, Patient Group, Form Alliance to Improve Irregular Heartbeat Care