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ARCHIVES 2006

ISSUES 56-65





    Issue 64...November 2006....6th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Post-ablation stroke risk
    Comparison of Haissaguerre and Pappone Methods
    Vitamin C helps prevent kidney damage
    AF and the renin-angiotensin system
    Long-term success of RF ablation
    Improved circumferential ablation technique
    My Success Story
          By Charles

    INTERNATIONAL HEALTH NEWS



    Issue 63...October 2006....6th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Promising trials of dronedarone
    Magnesium improves bone strength
    Earlier cardioversion possible
    Robotic ablation makes its debut
    Azimilide not effective for AF prevention
    SPECIAL REPORT: Review of 2006 Guidelines for Management of AF
          By Hans R. Larsen
    Living with Vagal Lone AF
          By David Booth

    INTERNATIONAL HEALTH NEWS



    Issue 62...September 2006....6th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    AF prevalence higher than expected
    Fibrinogen level linked to afib
    Blood viscosity and stroke risk
    New RF ablation approach in persistent and permanent afib
    RESEARCH REPORT: Living with Warfarin
          By Hans R. Larsen

    INTERNATIONAL HEALTH NEWS



    Issue 61...July/August 2006....6th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Adherence to guidelines for anticoagulation
    Paroxetine (Paxil) may help some afibbers
    Potassium and exercise testing
    Left atrium remodeling after ablation
    Ablation normalizes ANP and BNP levels
    Potassium-enriched salt lowers mortality
    Effect of PVI on left atrial function
    RESEARCH REPORT: Fish Oils and Warfarin
          By Hans R. Larsen
    How Suffering and Curing Atrial Fibrillation Changed My Life
          By Michael Coleman

    INTERNATIONAL HEALTH NEWS



    Issue 60...June 2006....6th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Statin drug helps prevent recurrence of AF
    Lone atrial fibrillation and C-reactive protein
    New guidelines for stroke prevention
    Latest ablation statistics
    Exploration of left atrial flutter
    RF ablation - One method does not fit all
    CARTO mapping integrated with CT scan
    RESEARCH REPORT: My AF Story - Or "How it Zaps You When You're Not Looking"
          By Anthony Bestwick

    INTERNATIONAL HEALTH NEWS



    Issue 59...May 2006....6th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Prevalence and incidence of AF
    Warfarin implicated in osteoporosis
    Inflammation and atrial fibrillation
    Successful ablation reduces inflammation
    Success rate for cardioversion
    Fish consumption and atrial fibrillation
    Stenosis in anatominc PV ablation
    CONFERENCE REPORT: European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society
          Marseille, France, April 2-4, 2006


    Issue 58...April 2006....5th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Atrial fibrillation: The genetic component
    Digoxin and paroxetine do not mix
    Optimizing algorithms for ICDs
    Warfarin bleeding risk quantified
    Long-term outcome of PVI for persistent AF
    Factors affecting late recurrence of AF following a PVI
    Effectiveness of electrical cardioversion
    More evidence of asymptomatic AF episodes
    CONFERENCE REPORT: European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society
          Marseille, France, April 2-4, 2006


    Issue 57...March 2006....5th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Predicting ablation success
    Inflammation and atrial fibrillation
    Statin drug may help prevent AF
    Warfarin interactions
    Early recurrence of AF after PVI
    LAF does not increase stroke risk
    Cardioversion success and CRP level
    Real success rates for PVIs
    CONFERENCE REPORT: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Atrial Fibrillation Summit - Part 2
          By Jackie Burgess, RDH


    Issue 56...February 2006....5th Year

    EDITORIAL
    CONFERENCE REPORT: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Atrial Fibrillation Summit
          By Jackie Burgess, RDH
    RESEARCH REPORT: LAF vs. AF: Shape Matters (Results of LAFS-11)
          By Patrick Chambers, MD


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