ubmslateNT-logo-ubm

NT Mobile Menu

Search form

Topics:

Payal Kohli, MD

Payal Kohli, MD

Dr Kohli is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and is currently a cardiology fellow at the University of California San Francisco.

 

 

Posts by Author

Until now, the USPSTF has recommended against screening asymptomatic adults for diabetes. A recent draft recommendation shifts focus and suggests intermittent screening for certain high risk adults.

Overall it looks as though pharmacologic rate control is still the preferred therapy for new onset AF, but a new study identifies some interesting trends in the use of drugs for both rhythm and rate.

Atrial fibrillation and dementia have long been linked, partly because both tend to affect the elderly. But there may be a causal link as well related to management of anticoagulation.

The recent AFFORD trial suggests no clinical role for omega-3 fatty acids in preventing atrial fibrillation or in modulating disease markers.

A new study finds that iPhone-based technology deployed in local pharmacies can detect asymptomatic atrial fibrillation. iECG anyone?

Results of a recent study suggest the presence or absence of CMBs may help refine risk prognostication in patients with AF.

The cost vs the benefit of community screening for disease is often hotly debated. A new study suggests that detection and treatment of asymptomatic AF may be worth that effort.

You just diagnosed Mrs Bates as having metabolic syndrome. The unusual fatigue and nocturia she describes make you wonder about another potential diagnosis. How would you proceed?

Mrs Bates is 65-years old and sees you for her annual physical examination. She is in general good health and takes only atorvastatin. Her BMI is not ideal, though, and she has some new complaints.

Lone atrial fibrillation describes isolated episodes of AF that have been previously considered benign. A revised picture is emerging, according to a new study.

Pages

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.