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    AbstractConsensus regarding a reasonable strategy to manage cardiac conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has been elusive. This is due to the absence of adequately powered, randomized controlled trials; the often transient nature of the conduction disturbances; evolving ...
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Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is a common heart rhythm disorder that can significantly impact a patient’s quality of life and lifespan. The incidence and prevalence of Afib are increasing in the US and globally. Twelve million patients are expected to have Afib in 2030. This increasing burden is caused by increased the aging of the population, […]

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