Title

An update on the prognosis of patients with atrial fibrillation

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; Meyers Primary Care Institute

Date

9-4-2012

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Atrial Fibrillation; Stroke

Disciplines

Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases

Abstract

In our brief review, we describe the most recently discovered prognostic factors related to Atrial Fibrillation (AF), discuss some new prognostic algorithms for estimating the risk from AF and its complications, and highlight that additional efforts are needed to prevent AF-related cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.

Comments

Citation: Circulation. 2012 Sep 4;126(10):e143-6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.129759.

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

Keywords

UMCCTS funding

PubMed ID

22949543