September 21, 2017

Expert Recommendations for Atrial Fibrillation Screening

Screening for silent atrial fibrillation (afib with no symptoms) in those 65 and over, and treating with blood thinners (anticoagulants), could prevent thousands of strokes worldwide each year according to a top-level panel of experts in today’s issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. StopAfib.org is part of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration […]

Register Now for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Since closing Super Early Bird registration for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference (August 4–6), we heard from people who were eager to book their airline tickets and reserve their seats at the live event. And we couldn’t be happier because that means we’re reaching those who are ready […]

Do You Qualify for the DEEP Study of a Minimally-Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Treatment?

The DEEP (Dual Epicardial and Endocardial Procedure) research study is designed to establish a safe and reliable minimally-invasive treatment for atrial fibrillation. Patients may receive compensation for participating. If you have afib, you may qualify to participate. Learn more at: DEEP Study to Evaluate Safety and Effectiveness of Minimally-Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Treatment    

Register Now for the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

After we announced the dates for the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference (September 16–18), we heard from people who were eager to book their airline tickets and reserve their seats at the live event. And we couldn’t be happier because that means we’re reaching those who are ready to […]

Announcing the Dates of the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

We’re excited to announce that we’ve finalized the dates for the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference: September 16-18 at the Sheraton DFW Airport in Dallas, Texas. This event is designed to help you take control of your afib. It features the world’s leading atrial fibrillation innovators and pioneers. To […]

Update on the Lariat Device for Prevention of Afib-Related Strokes

Here’s an important article about the Lariat device for closing off the left atrial appendage. Back in March, we reported from the American College of Cardiology that Dr. Natale’s group had reported finding that about one-fourth of Lariat patients had leaks (see bottom of page), some with bad results such as strokes. This new article tells […]

Managing AF Risk Factors Panel with Drs. Wilber, Redline, and Link — Video from 2015 AF Patient Conference

The Managing AF Risk Factors Panel at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference included David J. Wilber, MD, FHRS speaking about the impact of Obesity, Diabetes, and Hypertension on Atrial Fibrillation; Susan Redline, MD, MPH speaking about Sleep Apnea as a Hidden Trigger for AF; and Mark S. […]

Surgery Panel with Drs. Damiano and Philpott — Video from 2015 AF Patient Conference

The Surgery Panel at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference included Ralph J. Damiano, Jr., MD speaking about surgical ablation and Jonathan M. Philpott, MD speaking about hybrid ablation and the Heart Team approach. James R. Edgerton, MD, FACS, FACC, FHRS was unable to attend so his interactive […]

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 […]