Atrial Fibrillation

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Abstract Number: 984

AMIODARONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Case Presentation: A 73 year old woman with known ischemic cardiomyopathy with reduced ejection fraction and atrial fibrillation on Amiodarone presented with decompensated heart failure. Work up revealed Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) 0.0008 UIU/ML, Free [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:41:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AMIODARONE: FRIEND OR FOE

Abstract Number: 870

WHEN CPR COMES WITH A COST: A RARE CASE OF ATRIO-ESOPHAGEAL FISTULA

Case Presentation: We present a case of a 42-year-old male with a past medical history of atrial fibrilation (AF) on anti-coagulation (AC) who underwent left atrial radio-frequency ablation (RFA) and pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:23+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WHEN CPR COMES WITH A COST: A RARE CASE OF ATRIO-ESOPHAGEAL FISTULA

Abstract Number: 486

A RARE, BUT DEVASTATING, COMPLICATION AFTER RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION

Case Presentation: A 62-year-old male with a history of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation presented with hypotension and 2 week history of chest pain after an ablation with pulmonary vein isolation. Transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated a pericardial effusion. [...]

By | 2019-03-18T17:15:16+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters - Clinical Vignettes, Adult, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE, BUT DEVASTATING, COMPLICATION AFTER RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION

Abstract Number: 454

ASSOCIATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE FOLLOWING HOSPITALIZATION FOR SEPSIS IN THE ELDERLY PATIENTS

Background: The annual incidence of sepsis is about 1.7 million in the United States and about 270,000 Americans die as a result of sepsis each year. Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia seen in [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ASSOCIATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND 30-DAY READMISSION RATE FOLLOWING HOSPITALIZATION FOR SEPSIS IN THE ELDERLY PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 264

HOW WELL DO WE DO? AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CARE BASED UPON THE 2016 ACC/AHA CLINICAL PERFORMANCE AND QUALITY MEASURES FOR ADULTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AFIB) is the most common recognized arrhythmia in the United States. Currently affecting more than 6 million people, this number is expected to double by 2050. Along with increased costs ($26 billion/year), [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:13+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on HOW WELL DO WE DO? AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CARE BASED UPON THE 2016 ACC/AHA CLINICAL PERFORMANCE AND QUALITY MEASURES FOR ADULTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Abstract Number: 182

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PERI-OPERATIVE BRIDGING ANTICOAGULATION IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION UNDERGOING ELECTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a very common condition which usually requires anticoagulation (AC). There are very clear indications of when to initiate AC but recommendations regarding bridging during elective surgery are not very clear. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:07+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PERI-OPERATIVE BRIDGING ANTICOAGULATION IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION UNDERGOING ELECTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Abstract Number: 181

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF APIXABAN IN COMPARISON WITH WARFARIN FOR STROKE PREVENTION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Background: Atrial fibrillation leads to increased risk of systemic embolism (SE) and stroke. To decrease the occurrence of stroke/SE, anticoagulation is routinely prescribed. Recently, non-vitamin K anticoagulants like apixaban and rivaroxaban have become more popular [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF APIXABAN IN COMPARISON WITH WARFARIN FOR STROKE PREVENTION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.

Abstract Number: 170

ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITOR REDUCES THE INCIDENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY FROM THE TOPCAT TRIAL

Background: Heart failure (HF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) share several risk factors including coronary artery disease, hypertension, smoking, obesity, diabetes, and renal disease, as well as common pathophysiologic pathway involving activation of the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITOR REDUCES THE INCIDENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY FROM THE TOPCAT TRIAL

HM2018 Abstract Number: 881

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Atrial Fibrillation Masquerading as Left Main Acute Coronary Syndrome

Case Presentation: ST-elevation in lead aVR, with ST-depression in precordial leads, has been reported to arise from left main coronary disease, often required emergent cardiac catheterization. We present a case of unstable SVT in a [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:51+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Atrial Fibrillation Masquerading as Left Main Acute Coronary Syndrome

HM2018 Abstract Number: 835

COMPLICATIONS OF TREATING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION BY CATHETER ABLATION

Case Presentation: Introduction: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia. In the past decade, catheter ablation of AF has evolved from an investigational procedure to a frequent therapeutic one. Phrenic nerve injury [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:27+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on COMPLICATIONS OF TREATING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION BY CATHETER ABLATION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 129

EFFECT OF ASPIRIN USE ON THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF THE DIRECT ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS IN PATIENTS WITH NON-VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Background: Over 6 million people in the US have a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation. Given the increased risk for stroke and systemic embolism, many patients are treated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) to reduce their [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:27+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EFFECT OF ASPIRIN USE ON THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF THE DIRECT ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS IN PATIENTS WITH NON-VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 834

A RARE CAUSE OF A HEART ATTACK: A CASE REPORT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CAUSING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

Case Presentation: A 58-year-old obese African American man, non-smoker with past medical history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation (on Coumadin) presents to our emergency room with chest pain. Patient describes the pain as acute onset, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:07:37+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A RARE CAUSE OF A HEART ATTACK: A CASE REPORT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CAUSING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

HM2018 Abstract Number: 462

DRESSLER SYNDROME: A EMERGING COMPLICATION OF ABLATIVE THERAPY FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION.

Case Presentation: A 53 year old female originally underwent an ablation for atrial fibrillation with post procedure course pericardial effusion requiring drain placement for 3 days. Patient recovered from original effusion and was sent home [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on DRESSLER SYNDROME: A EMERGING COMPLICATION OF ABLATIVE THERAPY FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 143

Resuming warfarin following upper gastrointestinal bleeding among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation – a microsimulation analysis

Background: Warfarin and other anticoagulants increase the risk of hemorrhagic complications, including upper gastrointestinal hemorrhages (UGIB). Warfarin is commonly used in the management of atrial fibrillation to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke, and frequently [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on Resuming warfarin following upper gastrointestinal bleeding among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation – a microsimulation analysis

HM2017 Abstract Number: 706

COR TRIATRIATUM AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Case Presentation: A 63 year-old woman with history of untreated hyperthyroidism presents to the emergency room with an outpatient abnormal ECG showing atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response. At the time, the patient was complaining [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:02:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on COR TRIATRIATUM AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 412

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERVIEW: MASSIVE KRUKENBERG TUMORS PRESENTING AS ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Case Presentation: A 67 year old female with no past medical history presented to our emergency department for new onset shortness of breath, chest pain, and palpitations for 90 minutes. Of note, she reported 8 [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:35:05+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on THE IMPORTANCE OF THE INTERVIEW: MASSIVE KRUKENBERG TUMORS PRESENTING AS ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 374

A RARE FISTULATING CARDIAC ANOMALY WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND HEART FAILURE

Case Presentation: A 63-year-old female with no PMH or FH of heart disease presented to the ER with dyspnea and pressure-like central chest pain. She reported a 3-week history of cough, sore throat and rhinorrhea. [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:37:30+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A RARE FISTULATING CARDIAC ANOMALY WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND HEART FAILURE

HM2016 Abstract Number: 772

To Anticoagulate or Not?: A Case Reviewing Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Induced Atial Fibrillation

Case Presentation: 65-year-old female with hypertension and   smoking history presented with a gradual onset of painful, edematous feet for 4-days.  She continued to develop erythema and a constant, nonradiating pain in her feet. The patient also noted an increase [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on To Anticoagulate or Not?: A Case Reviewing Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Induced Atial Fibrillation

HM2016 Abstract Number: 549

Esophago-Atrial Fistula After Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation: Not Just a Chest Pain!

Case Presentation: A 65-year-old male presented with sharp severe chest pain, worsened with respiratory movements. One day prior to admission, patient had catheter ablation due to persistent atrial fibrillation. He had no other medical history. [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Esophago-Atrial Fistula After Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation: Not Just a Chest Pain!

HM2016 Abstract Number: 158

Analysis of Severe Gastrointestinal Bleed in Patients on Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation and Abnormal Endoscopic Evaluation

Background: Widespread use of new oral anticoagulants (NOAG) for Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib) has increased the annual incidence of gastrointestinal bleed (GIB) in recent years. These NOAG agents in our study include Rivaroxaban, Apixaban and Dabigatran. [...]

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