What can be done for a patient in india with atrial fibrillation?

See below. The same as we do in usa or any other country in the world. The geographic situation in the times of globalization makes the treatments widely available. Another story is the cost of them across the globe.

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Which drugs are mostly recomended to start therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation. Is quinidine a good chioce?

Atrial fibrillation. Quinidine is only rarely used any more. We older doctors learned years ago that we killed some folks with it. There are more recent and safer drugs that we use now. Talk to your doctor to discuss if you have afib, a cloud doctor shouldn't be advising you without knowing your situation. Read more...

For an Atrial Fibrillation patient, how critical is it to have sinus rhythm restored within a short time, assuming the patient takes NOAC full time?

Afib begets Afib. The longer you are in Afib the less likely you are to be able to be converted and maintained in NSR. It is not "critical" but certainly desirable to be restored to NSR as soon as possible. If you are fully compliant with your NOAC you could go for cardioversion at any time. No waiting required. Read more...

After CABG why is atrial fibrillation common even in people without a history? Does it resolve by discharge and if not do these patients get discharged on certain medications?

A-fib. The causes of A-fib are not clearly known. CABG can harm the vascularture and the structure of the heart. These could lead to A-fib. The procedure itself can have long term consequences due to general anesthesia, and circulatory support, etc. in addition, the degree and the length of myocardial ischemia are not know due to poor current state of the art in diagnostic tools... Read more...
CABG- Afib. Having had a CABG suggests some level of heart disease. Depending on the cause and extent of disease a fib is not an unexpected complication. Depending on several factors the patient may have the arrhythmia converted to a normal rhythm again with electricity or medication (both good choices). Others are rate controlled with meds. Some require blood thinners to decrease risk of stroke. Read more...
Inflammation. The cause of post CABG A Fib is not exactly known but it is strongly suspected that inflammation on an immune basis is a major player since post op AFib is also commonly noted following chest procedures that has nothing to do with the heart. An antiarhytmic medicine is often prescribed as long as it is wlell tolerated by the patient. If the AF persists after discharge ,then cardioversion is consid. Read more...

Purpose of arixtra in the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation?

Low molecular wt hep. It's a low molecular weight heparin, given subcutaneously to anti-coagulate ("thin the blood") and prevent clotting. Read more...

What is the role of arixtra in the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation?

Limited. This particular agent is only given subcutaneously so its use is pretty much limited to, if we just focus on atrial fibrillation here, those patients who cannot take an oral anticoagulant but are felt by their doctors to be at high risk for an embolic stroke or event in the setting of atrial fibrillation. There are oral medications that have similar mechanisms of action and validated efficacy. Read more...