atrial atrial

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to a cavity or chamber in the body (especially one of the upper chambers of the heart)

Usage(s):

  1. During his term in office, he suffered from atrial fibrillation as a result of his thyroid problems.
  2. If it is atrial fibrillation, treatment is indicated not fish oil alone.
  3. Whittington's atrial fibrillation could be due to his age, the stress of the accident, or the biochemical response of the heart to the pellet.

News

  1. Apama Medical Announces Issuance Of Patent For Low Profile Electrodes For Use On Balloons

    CAMPBELL, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apama Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on the development of next-generation atrial fibrillation technologies, today announced the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Promising Mid-Term Results From Thoracoscopic Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Presented at Meeting of ...

    A leading German cardiovascular heart center reported promising mid-term results for the surgical treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation during last week’s International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery meeting being held in Prague, Czech Republic.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. New long-term data reinforce safety profile of Pradaxa® for stroke prevention in AF

    INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For media outside of the US, the UK & Canada only New long-term data from the RELY-ABLE® study, the long-term extension of the pivotal RE-LY®i trial of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), were today published online in Circulation,1 the journal of the American Heart Association. Pradaxa® is the only ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. "We expect that he will be able to begin exercising in a matter of days and return to the lineup in a brief period of time. He has had several episodes of this condition (atrial fibrillation) since mid-summer, and the good news is that now we know...
    on Dec 8, 2005 By: Craig Patrick Source: KTVU.com

  2. "The models produced by EnSite Fusion result in better, faster care for my patients and more reliable delivery of therapy for complex arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation," said Andrea Natale, MD, who is a consulting professor at Stanford...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Andrea Source: FOXNews

  3. "Why is it important to identify those who are at risk for this kind of a problem? The reason for that is that atrial fibrillation predisposes for stroke. And stroke is a common cause of disability in our society," deCODE genetics President and...
    on Jul 1, 2007 By: Kari Stefansson Source: Reuters India

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