July 28, 2017

Final StopAfib Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Videos Are Now Available

The final videos from the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference have been posted. In the Q & A video, the panel of presenters answered procedure-related questions and general atrial fibrillation questions, such as: How do patients and doctors decide upon the right procedure? What is the role of pacemakers in […]

2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Innovative Catheter Ablation Procedures: Rob Kowal MD

Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides Here, Dr. Robert Kowal talks about innovative new catheter ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation, including laser balloon, cycled phased radiofrequency, FIRM (Focal Impulse and Rotor Modulation) mapping, and renal artery denervation. The stroke prevention devices that he […]

2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Afib Medications & Stroke Prevention: Eric Prystowsky

Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides Here, Dr. Eric Prystowsky discusses treatments for atrial fibrillation, including rate control and rhythm control, as well as use of anticoagulants to prevent afib-related strokes. At the conclusion of his presentation, StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills bestowed […]

Top Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Articles of 2012

StopAfib.org is pleased to unveil the Top Ten Atrial Fibrillation Articles of 2012. There were many topics of interest this year to the atrial fibrillation patient community. As always, the top interest was atrial fibrillation stroke prevention — that included the CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scoring tools that determine the need for anticoagulants, the HAS-BLED tool […]

New Expert Recommendations on Assessing Atrial Fibrillation Stroke and Bleeding Risk for Appropriate Anticoagulation

The Atrial Fibrillation Optimal Treatment Task Force, led by the Alliance for Aging Research, has just released a consensus statement developed by a group of leading afib stroke prevention experts. We at StopAfib.org are proud to have been part of the development of this consensus statement, which recommends a process for assessing afib stroke and […]

Top Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Articles of 2011

In follow up to our announcement yesterday of the Top Ten Atrial Fibrillation Videos of 2011, StopAfib.org now unveils the Top Ten Atrial Fibrillation Articles of 2011. Major topics of interest to the atrial fibrillation patient community this year were afib stroke prevention and the CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scoring tools that determine the need for […]

Top Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Videos of 2011

StopAfib.org has announced the Top Ten Atrial Fibrillation Videos of 2011. Afib stroke prevention again topped the list, with stories about warfarin (Coumadin), alternatives such as dabigatran (Pradaxa) and rivaroxaban (Xarelto), and the CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scoring tools for determining whether anticoagulants are needed. Other popular topics included sleep apnea, catheter ablation, and maze procedures (surgical […]