January 22, 2018

Addressing the Atrial Fibrillation Controversy: Rate Control vs. Rhythm Control Treatment for Afib — Video

In this video interview recorded at Heart Rhythm 2012, Dr. Eric Prystowsky tackled the controversial topic of rate control vs. rhythm control for treating atrial fibrillation, and knowing whether you are symptomatic or asymptomatic. He also discussed the issues related to leaving afib patients on rate control long term, such as the buildup of fibrosis […]

Webcast: Sen. Bill Frist MD, Dr. Eric Prystowsky, NBA Hall-of-Famer Jerry West, and others present the AF Stat™ Call to Action for Atrial Fibrillation

On September 16, 2009, the AF StatTM coalition launched two major reports, the AF Stat Call to Action for Atrial Fibrillation and the Avalere Health report Medicare and Atrial Fibrillation: Consequences in Costs and Care. The videos from that webcast are now available for viewing online. Learn more about AF Stat and access the webcast: […]

AF Stat Patient Profiles: NBA Hall-of-Famer Jerry West and Mellanie True Hills

We recently mentioned that StopAfib.org is a proud member of AF StatTM: A Call to Action for Atrial Fibrillation. It’s exciting to have 24 organizations, along with Dr. Eric Prystowsky, Senator Bill Frist, MD, and NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West, working together to raise afib awareness. To learn more: About AF Stat and see […]