The Heart Rhythm Society and the American College of Cardiology have partnered to develop this joint symposium as a valuable resource for members of the heart rhythm community that are attending ACC.15.
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This program features expert faculty discussing cardiac rhythm disorders and how heart failure impacts the very young to the mature population
Network with Heart Rhythm Society leadership, including President Anne M. Gillis, MD, FHRS, at our annual meeting of the membership. The interactive discussion will include the Society's recent accomplishments, upcoming activities and how to maximize the value of membership.
The Heart Rhythm Society has launched a citywide awareness campaign in San Francisco to improve knowledge about symptoms, warning signs and available treatment options for atrial fibrillation (also known as AF or AFib), the most prevalent type of irregular heartbeat that impacts approximately 2.5 million people in the U.S.
Late-Breaking Clinical Trials will be revealed at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society’s 35th Annual Scientific Sessions
This program is designed to provide tools used in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders.
The Heart Rhythm Society released the Expert Consensus Statement on the Diagnosis and Management of Arrhythmias Associated with Cardiac Sarcoidosis.
Misconceptions about atrial fibrillation (AF) are common among people nationwide, according to a recent survey by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). More than half (56 percent) of Americans do not know that AF puts someone at a high risk of having a stroke. People are more likely to assume high risk related to other common factors like smoking, eating fried or fatty foods or drinking a lot of alcohol. HRS calls on San Diego residents to learn the truth about AF and encourages those who suffer from the disorder to talk to their doctors about their increased risk for stroke.
This symposium is designed to update arrhythmia management health workers on relevant topics.
A new study shows how specific factors such as gender, age and mood disorders like anxiety and depression can lead patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) to inaccurately assess their heart rhythm. The study, published in the April edition of HeartRhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), is the first-of-its-kind to evaluate demographics, health status and heart monitor data to identify specific factors that predict inaccuracies. Patients with persistent AF, women, older adults and those diagnosed with anxiety or depression were most likely to have inaccurate perceptions by either over-or-underestimating their AF symptoms.