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UTHSC-Led Study Confirms Heart Implant Device Prevents Stroke in Patients with Irregular Heartbeat


A new study by researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the University of Iowa provides good news for patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib), or irregular heartbeat, who are at greater risk for stroke but cannot tolerate long-term anticoagulation therapy, the first-line treatment to prevent stroke. The study determined that an implanted… Read More