High-sensitivitiy troponin I correlated significantly, although weakly, with biomarkers representing myocardial wall tension, inflammation, endothelial activation and haemostasis in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation, network member Anja W. Horjen and co-authors conclude in an article published in Scandinavian Journal… Read More ›
PhD candidate Lars Elnan Garnvik and his co-authors, including afib.no members Bjarne Nes, Jan Pål Loennechen and Vegard Malmo, published a paper in European Journal of Preventive Cardiology on June 25 showing that physical activity modifies the risk of atrial… Read More ›
Professor Arnljot Tveit and Dr. Ingrid E. Christophersen co-authored a paper published in Nature Genetics on June 11, describing the largest atrial fibrillation GWAS study thus far, bringing the total number of genetic loci associated with AF up to… Read More ›
The workshop on Exercise and AF brought together 37 AF researchers at Professorboligen, University of Oslo, April 12, in beautiful spring weather. Keynote speaker, André la Gerche, came all the way from Melbourne, Australia, and gave an excellent talk on… Read More ›
Several afib.no network members participated in the AF Club meeting at Trolleholm castle outside Lund, Sweden on April 5-6. Medical doctors, engineers as well as veterinarians, with atrial fibrillation research as a common interest were present. Similar meetings have been… Read More ›
I had the fortune of receiving Afib.no’s first ever travel grant to attend the 33rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management in Montréal, August 2017. I presented a poster/study on the use of oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in… Read More ›
Afib.no has awarded Tingting Feng grant for participation at the EHRA conference 18-20 March 2018. The abstract is based on the project: Atrial Fibrillation and Lifestyle Factors in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (The HUNT Study).
Sustained sinus rhythm for six months after electrical cardioversion for atrial fibrillation had no impact on prothrombotic markers, network member Anja W. Horjen and co-authors conclude in an article published in Thrombosis Journal. Furthermore, successfully cardioverted patients still in sinus… Read More ›
Heart rate trajectories in the Tromsø study provide additional prognostic information regarding cardiovascular risk.
Resting heart rate is an important easily measured cardiovascular parameter and an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease and death. Based on the three Tromsø Study surveys conducted between 1986 and 2001 we demonstrated that individual changes in resting heart… Read More ›