Dr Nick Linker (Consultant Cardiologist at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK) spoke with us at Heart Rhythm 2019 about the main challenges for patients with atrial fibrillation, including lifestyle factors and potential lifestyle modifications related to atrial fibrillation.
Filmed at Heart Rhythm 2019, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Speaker’s Disclosures: Nick Linker has received educational grants and speaker’s fees from Medtronic, Abbott, Pfizer and Daiichi Sankyo.
1. What are the main challenges for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and how does this affect their lifestyle? (0:06)
2. What are the main lifestyle factors linked to AF? (0:44)
3. What modifications can patients make to their lifestyle to help prevent and treat AF? (1:24)
4. What are the key studies that evaluate lifestyle modification and AF? (2:03)
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