Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia with the prevalence increasing over time. AF probably afflicts ≥2% of worldwide adult population and increases with age.1-3 In the Framingham Heart Study, the lifetime risk of having at least one episode of AF for 40-year-old men and women was 26% and 23% respectively.4.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Journal of Atrial Fibrillation|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine