Excess weight explained most of the increased risk with atrial fibrillation
, said study author Dr.
Appropriate anticoagulant therapy substantially reduces the risk of stroke, but in many cases non-valvular atrial fibrillation
is only diagnosed after a patient has had a stroke, he continued.
The types of atrial fibrillation
ablation procedures within the scope of the study include catheter ablation and surgical ablation.
Since rheumatic heart disease is the commonest cause of atrial fibrillation
, some investigators have suggested that atrial fibrillation
is related to rheumatic involvement of the left atrial wall, others however have noted patients with atrial fibrillation
have a large left atrium and interpret this as evidence that atrial dilatation is in some way related to atrial fibrillation
Researchers focused on patients with unexplained strokes to see if atrial fibrillation
might be present and detectable.
The main difference between a normal rhythm and atrial fibrillation
is that you are unable to predict when the next heart beat will come along, as heart rate is irregular.
statistician in the Department of Epidemiology, wanted to investigate whether people who had not experienced a stroke had cognitive decline, or memory and thinking problems, more quickly after being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation
7-fold increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation
after adjustment for age, gender, race, exercise, alcohol intake, current smoking, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, body mass index, and glycosylated hemoglobin.
The presumed mechanism of benefit lies in the mounting evidence suggesting It's that inflammation plays a role in both the initiation and maintenance of atrial fibrillation
In the uncoagulated patient with atrial fibrillation
the risk of recurrent stroke is extremely high.
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Bunch, atrial fibrillation
was strongly and independently associated with all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.