Title

An update on the prognosis of patients with atrial fibrillation

UMMS Affiliation

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

Publication Date

2012-09-04

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.

Keywords

UMCCTS funding

DOI of Published Version

10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.129759

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Circulation

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

22949543

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