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Non pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation

Non pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation

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Published by Arianna in Casalecchio (Bologna) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atrial fibrillation -- Therapy.,
  • Cardiac pacing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Massimo Santini.
    ContributionsSantini, Massimo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC685.A72 N66 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21094242M
    ISBN 108887307296
    OCLC/WorldCa52365253

    is atrial fibrillation in patients younger than 60 years in whom no clinical or electrocardiographic signs of heart or lung disease are present. These patients have a good prognosis regarding thrombo-embolic events. Non-valvular. atrial fibrillation is atrial fibrillation in patients without heart valve disease or heart valve replacement or repair. Non-Pharmacological, Non-Ablative Approaches for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: Experimental Evidence and Potential Clinical Implications. Benjamin J. Scherlag 1, Hiroshi Nakagawa 1, Warren M. Jackman 1, Ralph Lazzara 1 &.

    Treatments for atrial fibrillation include medicines to control heart rate and reduce the risk of stroke, and procedures such as cardioversion to restore normal heart rhythm. It may be possible for you to be treated by a GP, or you may be referred to a heart specialist (a cardiologist). Non-pharmacologic treatment of atrial fibrillation associated stroke risk has now been evaluated and shown to be feasible, effective, and safe in patients who have a relative contraindication to long term warfarin anticoagulation. The Watchman device is the only device that has been evaluated in large randomized trials.

    Pharmacological treatment for atrial fibrillation has a variety of purposes, such as pharmacological defibrillation, maintenance of sinus rhythm, heart rate control to prevent congestive heart. This book presents the current evidence and practice in the pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). AF management has changed significantly in recent years as a new era has begun for the prevention of stroke, one of the most devastating complications of AF.


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Non pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Non-pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation may be an alternative or supplement to drug therapy. Except for atrial pacing in patients with sick sinus syndrome and radiofrequency ablation of the atrioventricular node, all non-pharmacological treatments of atrial fibrillation are still considered as by: 3.

Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia requiring treatment. Limitations of medical treatment have prompted development of nonpharmacologic therapies for this arrhythmia. These are aimed at ventricular rate control during atrial fibrillation, termination of the arrhythmia, and/or prevention of recurrences.

Ventricular rate control can be achieved with transcatheter ablation Cited by: Non pharmacological approaches for the management of atrial fibrillation are rapidly emerging as the mainstay for the definitive management of this arrhythmia.

Over the past several years, numerous studies have appeared in the literature that have highlighted various aspects of the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying this by: 6. Download Nonpharmacological Management of Atrial Fibrillation Other arrhythmias, such as ventricular rachycardia, ventricular fibrillation and paroxysmal junctional tachycardias seemed more important and received greater attention - but it has now become clear that atrial fibrillation, although many of its consequences develop insidiously, is a serious cardiac arrhythmia with a.

The treatment of atrial fibrillation has different objectives, as reported in Table -pharmacological approaches to atrial fibrillation treatment have been proposed (Harvey and Morady,Nattel,Jung and DiMarco, ), however their reliability and their risk-benefit and cost-benefit ratios are still under ore, especially in elderly patients, the first approach Cited by: 8.

Nonpharmacologic Treatment. Nonpharmacologic methods for the treatment of AF include atrioventricular junction ablation with pacing, atrial pacing protocols, atrial flutter ablation with antiarrhythmic drug treatment, surgical Maze procedure, and catheter-based AF ablation.

F.J. Dowd, in Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences, Abstract. Atrial fibrillation is a condition characterized by rapid and non-functional contractions of the atria, the upper chambers of the heart. Atrial flutter is similar to atrial fibrillation in its characteristics and treatment.

Atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmic condition in which the upper chambers of the heart (atria. Various non-pharmacological treatment modalities for atrial fibrillation Therapeutic goals for non-pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation.

If pharmacologic cardioversion does not work for you, your care team may consider other treatments, such as electrical cardioversion, catheter ablation or pacemaker implantation. Here we review how pharmacologic cardioversion works.

How Pharmacologic Cardioversion Helps with Atrial Fibrillation. INTRODUCTION. Despite significant advances in our ability to detect and treat atrial fibrillation (AF), less than half of high embolic risk patients receive oral anticoagulants (OAC).

1 The main cause of this problem is the known association between OACs and intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), the latter being the most lethal and disabling condition known to humans, among the relatively common. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most frequently encountered arrhythmia in modern medicine.

Its prevalence in the adult population reaches % and increases with age, affecting an estimated million adults in the United States, with this number projected to climb to million by2, 3 With AF carrying significant stroke and mortality risk, the increasing AF incidence has become a Cited by: 6.

Treatment of atrial fibrillation involves restoring sinus rhythm or controlling the ventricular rate (or both). The treatment strategy chosen will depend Non-pharmacological strategies Specialist, non-pharmacological strategies are available to manage AF for patients who have failed pharmacological.

Atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained arrhythmia. Because of the sub-optimal outcomes and associated risks of medical therapy as well as the recent advances in non-pharmacologic strategies, a multitude of combined (hybrid) algorithms have been introduced that improve efficacy of standalone therapies while maintaining a high safety profile.

PDF | OnMohan Nair and others published Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Treatment of Chronic Atrial Fibrillation With Special Reference to Valvular Atrial Fibrillation in. Ole-Gunnar Anfinsen, “Non-pharmacological Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation” 5 Table 1: Number of cases with atrial fibrillation per persons examined in the Framingham study 2.

Symptoms and clinical findings Atrial fibrillation causes irregular and often rapid heart rate leading to palpitations. GUIDELINE SCOPE AND PURPOSE. The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations for primary care-relevant pharmacologic treatments of patients who have nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.

Pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation The two main goals in managing the patient with atrial fibrillation are: Prevent hemodynamic instability due to a low cardiac ouptut associated with poor ventricular filling as a result of rapid and chaotic contractions of the atrium.

Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia requiring treatment. Limitations of medical treatment have prompted development of nonpharmacologic therapies for this arrhyth­ mia.

These are aimed at ventricular rate control during atrial fibrillation, termination. The authors provide an update on non-pharmacological treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF).

They emphasize that although antiarrhythmic drugs continue to be first-line therapy for the arrhythmia. Keywords: atrial fibrillation, non-pharmacological treatment, non-ablative treatment, obesity, sleep apnea.

INTRODUCTION Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most frequently encoun-tered arrhythmia in the medical practice, affecting millions of people worldwide.

Treatment Options of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) The severity, any other underlying medical issues you might have, and the length of the AF condition will determine the best treatment options for you.Atrial fibrillation - uncoordinated atrial depolarizations. Junctional escape rhythm - SA node suppression can result in AV node-generated rhythm of beats/min (not preceded by P wave).

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) - usually caused by reentry currents within the atria or between ventricles and atria producing high heart rates of Keywords:atrial fibrillation, open-heart surgery, antiarrhythmics, sotalol, amiodarone, metoprolol.

Abstract: The incidence of supraventricular arrhythmias is high following open-heart surgery, occurring in 25% to about 50% of patients. The most common of these arrhythmias is atrial fibrillation (AF).