Cardiology MCQ 22.4.15

 CARDIOLOGY MCQ & REVIEW Q. All of the following statements about accessory pathways (AP) are correct except A. Majority of APs conduct both antegradely and retrogradely B. Around 50% of patients with preexcitation have bypass tracts that conduct only antegradely. C. Retrograde only conduction is more common than antegrade only conduction via APs D. In […]

Cardiology MCQ 21.4.15

CARDIOLOGY MCQ & REVIEW Q. All of the following statements about atrial flutter – fibrillation in WPW syndrome are correct except A. Atrial fibrillation can precipitate ventricular fibrillation in patients with accessory pathways B. The incidence of atrial flutter and/or fibrillation appears to be higher in patients with A-V bypass tracts than in the normal […]

Antiplatelet Therapy for Stable CAD in AF Patients Taking an Oral Anticoagulant

Background—The optimal long-term antithrombotic treatment of patients with coexisting atrial fibrillation and stable coronary artery disease is unresolved, and commonly, a single antiplatelet agent is added to oral anticoagulation. The study investigated the effectiveness and safety of adding antiplatelet therapy to vitamin K antagonist (VKA) in atrial fibrillation patients with stable coronary artery disease. Methods […]

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