Atrial fibrillation occurs when the normal, regular, synchronous action of the upper chambers of the heart becomes chaotic, rapid, and inefficient. Some who go into atrial fibrillation know it right
After looking closely at the drug-drug interactions listed for the new oral COVID-19 drug, Paxlovid, I realized that a large percentage of my patients are taking medications on the list.
The skeptical cardiologist has just updated his page on atrial fibrillation. I’ve updated the sections on medical management of AF and on AF ablation and included the relevant sections at
The skeptical cardiologist has been a strong advocate of the maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) using enlightened medical management. I was pleased, therefore, to see
Enlightened Medical Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Part I. Amiodarone, Kardia And Cardioversions
The skeptical cardiologist is a firm believer in the benefit of maintaining normal rhythm in most patients who develop atrial fibrillation (AF, see here.) Sometimes this can be accomplished by
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today