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AF

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AFGHANISTAN.

AF

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Afghan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Afghanistan. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Afghanistan. Each province has its own code with the prefix "AF." For example, the code for the Province of Herat is ISO 3166-2:AF-HER.
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In atrial fibrillation, the upper chambers of the heart, or atria, quiver instead of beating to move blood effectively.
The study included 6 011 consecutively enrolled patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Western Europe.
The atrial fibrillation population treated with ablation is expected to grow with a double digit rate in these regions.
OBJECTIVE: To study left atrial size in different diseases causing atrial fibrillation.
your heart rate is consistently lower than 60 or above 100 - especially if you are experiencing other symptoms of atrial fibrillation
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Major Finding: Subjects with high C-reactive protein and an LDL below 130 mg/dL who were placed on rosuvastatin at 20 mg/day had a 27% lower incidence of new-onset atrial fibrillation than placebo-treated controls during a mean of 1.
By 'spreading the word', there is little doubt that great improvement in terms of prevention of either first or second episodes of stroke in relation to atrial fibrillation can be achieved.
EoACA[pounds sterling]Increasing awareness can lead to earlier diagnosis of atrial fibrillation and to more patients receiving appropriate care EoACAo resulting in the potential prevention of more avoidable strokes,EoACA[yen] said Professor GEaA-nter Breithardt, from the World Heart Federation and Expert Panel member.
The researchers found that patients with diabetes were 40 percent more likely to be diagnosed with atrial fibrillation than were people without diabetes.
In the Fracture Intervention Trial (FIT) of alendronate for patients who have osteoporosis, the risk of serious atrial fibrillation was higher in alendronate recipients (1.
Methods We searched Medline, EMBASE, and the reference lists of review articles for studies that compared pulse palpation with the electrocardiogram (ECG) diagnosis of atrial fibrillation.

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