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Sotera Medical in Cleveland will get $150,000 to develop a temporary device that is inserted in the esophagus of patients undergoing treatment for atrial fibrillation.
What makes these findings so intriguing—and potentially important—is that atrial fibrillation is a major risk factor for stroke.
Preliminary research presented at a cardiology conference in April found that taller and bigger women are nearly three times as likely to develop atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart rhythm disorder.
The deal represents a healthy return for venture-capital investors in the maker of atrial fibrillation treatment products.
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia, and is one of the leading risk factors for stroke, according to the National Stroke Association.
Designated hitter Victor Martinez underwent cardiac fibrillation surgery on Monday in Detroit, Ausmus said.
Real-time heart rate information may prove to be a useful feature for people wearing the watch, Topol says, since about 1-2% of adults in the U.S. suffer from atrial fibrillation, or abnormal beating of the heart, and don’t know it.
On the other hand, atrial fibrillation, a problem with the speed or rhythm of your heart rate, has been observed to be more prevalent among taller individuals.
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