News tagged with european heart journal

ESC guide on new oral anticoagulant drugs

A practical guide on the use of the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) has been produced by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). A guide was needed to summarise existing information ...

Apr 26, 2013
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New study finds digoxin safe despite recent reports

A study published today in the European Heart Journal found no evidence that digoxin increases mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the opposite of results just published by another group in the same journa ...

Apr 16, 2013
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Smog causes surge in heart deaths: study

Exposure to higher levels of fine particulates—the airborne pollution that is an emerging problem in many Asian cities—causes a sharp rise in deaths from heart attacks, a study published on Wednesday ...

Feb 20, 2013
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Pacemaker could help more heart failure patients

(Medical Xpress)—A new study from Karolinska Institutet demonstrates that a change in the ECG wave called the QRS prolongation is associated with a higher rate of heart-failure mortality. According to the team that carried ...

Oct 05, 2012
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