Explore the latest in rhythm disorders, including advances in treatment and recent guidelines for atrial fibrillation, SVT, VT/VF, and more.
This cohort study examines whether underdosing of direct oral anticoagulants not recommended by the Food and Drug Administration is associated with longitudinal adherence to anticoagulation treatment among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF).
This case report presents the electrocardiogram findings of a patient in their 70s with diabetes who presented with 3 hours of chest pain.
This case report describes a patient in their late teens who presented to the outpatient department stating that they had felt the implanted cardioverter defibrillator deliver a shock 3 times within the past 6 months.
This study investigates whether preterm birth, small for gestational age, or large for gestational age are associated with increased risks of atrial fibrillation later in life.
This case report describes a primigravid patient in their 20s during the eighth month of gestation who presented with history of regular nonexertional episodic palpitations that lasted for a few minutes and subsided spontaneously over the past several days.
This case describes a 39-year-old pregnant woman with intermittent, transient but rapid palpitations, some with momentary lightheadedness.
This cohort study estimates age-dependent risks for cardiovascular events with the amyloidogenic pV142I variant.
This cohort study investigates if vigorous exercise is associated with an increased risk of mortality or ventricular arrhythmia in individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
A woman in her late 50s presents to the emergency department after several episodes of syncope in the past several weeks. What would you do next?
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update discusses the newer treatment option of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation, particularly for patients with cardiac arrest who are not responsive to initial treatment.
This case report describes an 18-year-old woman with palpitations associated with chest pain and lightheadedness.
This post hoc analysis of the SPRINT randomized clinical trial evaluates the association of intensive vs standard blood pressure control with incident left ventricular conduction disease.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the superiority of an augmented double wide-area circumferential ablation vs a standard single wide-area circumferential ablation in preventing recurrent atrial arrhythmias in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
This cohort study investigates time trends in patient characteristics, anticoagulation treatment, and prognosis of patients with incident nonvalvular atrial fibrillation in the Netherlands.
This cohort study investigates the association of dexmedetomidine use with risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation among patients who are critically ill.
This cohort study assesses the perceptions of patients with atrial fibrillation and their physicians about the benefits and risks of anticoagulation.
A man in his late 50s had reduced left ventricle systolic function and hypokinesia of the anteroseptal, anterior, anterolateral, and septal walls. Lung ultrasound demonstrated multiple B-lines in both lung fields. What would you do next?
This Viewpoint explores the clinical, technical, and ethical considerations arguing in favor of a universal platform for cardiac implantable electrical device communication.
This cohort study investigates whether positive longitudinal left atrial strain and positive longitudinal left atrial strain rate are associated with new-onset ischemic stroke among older adults.
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