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European Society of Cardiology

6 Month Exercise Programme Helps To Maintain Normal Heart Rhythm in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

A 6-month exercise programme helps maintain normal heart rhythm and reduces the severity of symptoms in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to new research presented at the European Society of Cardiology. The trial has demonstrated that some patients can control their arrhythmia through physical activity and without the need for interventions such as ablation or…

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation: The Benefits of Early Detection

A recent study in China has found that screening for atrial fibrillation before the onset of symptoms and the use of anticoagulants could help to prevent the occurrence of strokes and even death. The study aimed to investigate if increasing the frequency of electrocardiography (ECG) readings would improve the discovery of atrial fibrillation and revealed…

Complete or Culprit Lesion

I have a personal interest in this important trial as I was the Chief Investigator for this study in East Kent at the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford in my role as lead for cardiovascular research in East Kent. Complete Revascularization with Multivessel PCI for Myocardial Infarction October 10, 2019; N Engl J Med 2019;…