Healthcare

Blood flow simulations may improve the monitoring of atrial fibrillation

A team of physicians and researchers from UPF and from the hospitals Santa Creu i Sant Pau and Clínic de Barcelona, shows that the use of this innovative technique can help patients suffering from this disease not to develop thrombotic episodes. 

Until a few years ago, the main treatment for this condition was based on anticoagulant pills that patients had to take every day, for ever.

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