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Top stories of 2012 in cardiology

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click on when visiting the website. Below are the top 25 stories from 2012, and the...

September 11, 2012 — Since the previous consensus document was published in 2007, catheter and surgical ablation of atrial...

September 10, 2012 — Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common complication of cardiac surgery, occurring in 10 to 40...

August 20, 2012 — The Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano, Texas, recently became the first hospital in the world to merge two highly advanced technologies for...

July 26, 2012 — A new study shows promising data for a new method to image the source of atrial fibrillation (AF) and target its ablation to greatly reduce procedure time and substantially improve...

Over the past decade there have been several advancements in prothrombin time (PT)/international normalized ration (INR) point-of-care testing (POCT) devices. This is usually performed at an...

The latest trends and newest cardiac rhythm management technology were highlighted during the biggest electrophysiology (EP) meeting in the world, Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2012 in May, held in...

A new electromapping technique can better visualize the rotor (similar to the eye of a hurricane) around which atrial fibrillation electrical activity rotates. Using this map, the...