Latest atrial fibrillation updates
Several authors regularly write for the AFIP Foundation. You will find articles by medical experts, patients and researchers.
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Trial: Using Vitamin B3 To Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Patients
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel AFIP staff, Medicine, Research, Treatments
The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with heart failure (HF) is associated with an extra increase in risk for stroke development, number of hospitalisations and mortality. Given the
The Role of Desmin Variants In Familial Atrial Fibrillation
Written by: Wei Su Genetic, Medicine, Molecular mechanism, Research, Treatments
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia in the Western world. AF is closely correlated with traditional risk factors. Traditional risk factors include lifestyle related hypertension, diabetes
Lifestyle Changes Today Could Mean No AF Tomorrow
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel Lifestyle
This article has been featured in Nature Reviews Disease Primers. After extensive research into the socioeconomic and geographic risk factors associated with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), one cannot deny their role
Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Diagnosis And Treatments Need a New Holistic Approach
This article has been featured in Nature Reviews Disease Primers. Atrial Fibrillation (AF), is the most common heart disease nowadays, affecting around 7.6 million people only in the EU, most
Personalised Atrial Fibrillation Fingerprinting: role in diagnosing disease
This article has been featured in Nature Reviews Disease Primers. When Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is diagnosed, you only have information on having the arrhythmia or you don't. There isn't enough
DNA damage as a new biomarker for Atrial Fibrillation
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel Genetic, Molecular mechanism, Research
Last year, AFIP published an article on the discovery made by the team of Prof. Bianca Brundel (Amsterdam UMC), that atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with DNA damage in the
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