January 23, 2018

Video: How Can Doctors Help Atrial Fibrillation Patients Find the Best Resources?

StopAfib.org shared with MD Magazine what doctors can do to help their afib patients find good Internet resources. Check out the video at: MD Magazine Interview: StopAfib.org on the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Perspective

New Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care (AFIP) Tool Useful for Afib Patients

A brand new tool, Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care (AFIP), was just released at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Paris. This tool may be useful for afib patients and their caregivers, especially those who are newly-diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, in working with doctors. Two members of the StopAfib.org Global Medical Advisory Board are […]

Heart Rhythm Society Creates “A-Fib Feels Like” Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Public Service Announcement

The Heart Rhythm Society has created a public service announcement, A-Fib Feels Like, that is designed to help afib patients and the public understand the symptoms of atrial fibrillation. What do you think about it? After watching it, please share your comments below. Watch:  A-Fib Feels Like

Atrial Fibrillation Patients Needed for Study of Fish Oil Supplements

We have received word of a study at Vanderbilt University to determine if fish oil supplements decrease afib. Below is the info they sent in case you are interested in participating and are in the Nashville, Tennessee area… Recruiting Patients with Atrial Fibrillation We are recruiting patients with atrial fibrillation to participate in an NIH-sponsored […]

Paid Study for Afib Patients Who Have Had Both Kinds of Cardioversion

Paid Study for Atrial Fibrillation Patients Who Have Had Both Chemical and Electrical Cardioversion

Paid Study for Atrial Fibrillation Patients Who Have Had Cardioversion

watchLAB is hosting a market research study in Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Seattle with Atrial Fibrillation patients who have experienced both chemical (IV) and electrical cardioversion, preferably in the past 2 years. If you qualify, you will be invited to participate in a one hour interview or a small 1.5-hour group discussion to share your […]

Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines–StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Eric Prystowsky

Dr. Eric Prystowsky, a member of the atrial fibrillation guidelines writing committee, talks about what afib patients need to know about the guidelines and what they should ask their doctors. View the transcript at stopafib.org . Dr. Prystowsky is the director of the clinical electrophysiology laboratory at St. Vincent Hospital

Customized Atrial Fibrillation Treatment—Video Interview with Dr. Ralph Damiano

In this interview from Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2009, Dr. Ralph Damiano, cardiothoracic surgeon, talks about developing customized atrial fibrillation treatment procedures for individual afib patients, both by surgical maze procedure and catheter ablation. Learn more and see the video:  Dr. Damiano on Customized Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

Video of Dr. Eric Prystowsky on Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines

World-renowned electrophysiologist, Eric N. Prystowsky, a member of the writing committee for the atrial fibrillation guidelines, shared with Mellanie True Hills and StopAfib.org what afib patients need to know about the atrial fibrillation guidelines. Watch the video: Dr. Eric Prystowsky Talks About What Patients Need to Know About the Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines

Do You Have Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation? Why Does It Matter?

Many of you know that I’m concerned about the relationship between sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation and also about how atrial fibrillation can overwork the heart and lead to heart failure. Thus, a newly launched study about sleep apnea and heart failure may hopefully provide information useful for those with atrial fibrillation. What are the implications […]