Many A-fib patients undertreated, study finds

03/17/2013 | Reuters

A study of 10,061 atrial fibrillation patients treated in 2010 and 2011 found that 68% received drugs to help regulate heart rates and 32% were given treatments designed to control heart rhythms. Data also showed that 1 in 4 patients were not given anticoagulants to reduce their long-term stroke risk. "Many patients out there that aren't treated probably should be treated," the study's lead researcher said.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA