Items Tagged ‘atrial fibrillation’

May 13, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Star Tribune Mayo Clinic in race for Florida patients by Christopher […]

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March 20, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker   Wall Street Journal Scientists’ New Goal: Growing Old Without Disease by Sumathi Reddy …Research has found that metformin targets the chemicals produced by age-related senescent cells—normal cells that stop dividing and produce toxic substances damaging to the cells around them, said James Kirkland, director of the Robert and […]

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February 19, 2015

Mayo Clinic In the News Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News.   USA Today Man gets bionic eye, sees […]

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May 29, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY Times Ask Well: For Fitness, 2,000 Calories […]

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May 15, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY Times AGING AMERICA: Exercise as the Fountain […]

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February 1, 2012

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Cryoablation recently approved as atrial fibrillation treatment

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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was just diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and am on medication for the time being but was told I may need surgery. I have read about a new treatment option called cryoablation. Is this a safe option? How effective is the procedure? ANSWER: Cryoablation can be used to control atrial fibrillation when […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, cryoablation, Fred Kusumoto, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville


March 17, 2010

Medtronic atrial fibrillation system shines in study

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

A noninvasive procedure that freezes and kills problem-causing heart tissue was nearly 10 times better at eliminating a potentially serious heart rhythm disorder than conventional anti-arrhythmic drugs, researchers said on Monday…   A clinical trial of Medtronic Inc’s (MDT.N) cryoablation system looked at 245 patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, a condition marked by intermittent episodes […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, Dr. Douglas Packer, Medtronic


March 3, 2010

Race Gap in Treatment of Heart Condition

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

  Race Gap in Treatment of Heart Condition African Americans are less likely to know they have atrial fibrillation – an abnormal heart rhythm – than whites, or seek treatment for the condition, according to a new large nationwide study. Researchers, including neurologists from the Mayo Clinic, say the findings could help explain why the […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, geographic stroke, racial


August 14, 2009

Procedure Offers Alternative to Warfarin for Stroke Risk

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Atrial Fibrillation patients at risk of stroke may benefit from percutaneous closure of the left atrial appendage (LAA) as an alternative to long-term warfarin therapy, according to a study in the Aug. 15 issue of The Lancet.   David R. Holmes, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., and colleagues enrolled […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, strok, warfarin


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