Research: Can biomarkers be used to define risk?

In any patient who has permanent atrial fibrillation the annual risk of a stroke lies between 1% and 20%. Current risk stratification is better than we have had in the past and means that low risk patients do not need anticoagulants, but conversely many …

Research project HASTENinGS

HASTE Network in Guildford and Surrey is a collaborative project funded by HASTE, and HASTE ACADEMY, operated by the University of Surrey, Royal Surrey County Hospital in collaboration with the new GP Commissioning groups

Research: Detecting AF in pacemaker patients

We will recruit patients fitted with a pacemaker that provides continuous rhythm monitoring (the gold standard), and assess whether a hand held heart rhythm monitor can be used to detect prolonged episodes