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Fibrillation commonly refers to the rapid, irregular, and unsynchronized contraction of the muscle fibers of the heart.
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Atrial fibrillation (AF or afib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and involves the two upper chambers (atria) of the heart. Its name comes from the fibrillating of the heart muscles of the atria, instead of a coordinated...
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Learn about atrial fibrillation including what it is, what happens during atrial fibrillation, symptoms, risk factors, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated
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Information about atrial fibrillation from the American Academy of Family Physicians. ... If the fibrillation is new and you are having lots of symptoms, your ...
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Atrial fibrillation — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatment of this common heart disorder. ... During atrial fibrillation, the heart's ...
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A comprehensive, fully referenced review of the causes, prevention and treatment options for lone atrial fibrillation – a stress–related disorder that is becoming ...
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Questions and answers about paroxysmal (lone) atrial fibrillation ... Atrial fibrillation is characterized by a rapid, irregular heart beat and can be ...
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More about Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter: Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Prevention Resources Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter
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Atrial fibrillation (A-tre-al fi-bri-LA-shun), or AF, is one type of arrhythmia (ah-RITH-me-ah) ... Vascular Diseases: Atrial Fibrillation: What Is ... What Is ...
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Print All Page for Congenital Heart Disease Topic ... DCI Home: Heart & Vascular Diseases: Atrial Fibrillation: Printer Friendly Summary Page ...
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Information on heart disease and related cardiovascular conditions includes medications, procedures and tests, symptoms, and treatment.
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Atrial fibrillation — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatment of this common heart disorder. ... During atrial fibrillation, the heart's ...
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The primary function of the heart is to supply blood and nutrients to the body. ... Atrial fibrillation: A common condition caused by electrical impulses discharged ...
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Key Words: ACC/AHA/ESC Guidelines • atrial fibrillation • pacing • cardioversion ... Other Factors Contributing to Atrial Fibrillation...e271. 5.2. ...
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Most people who develop atrial fibrillation are more than ... Implantable atrial defibrillators for the treatment of atrial fibrillation ...
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Atrial Fibrillation Innovation Center (AFIC). Unique consortium of Ohio academic institutions and corporate partners engaged in a multidisciplinary assault on AF ...
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List of 77 disease causes of Atrial fibrillation, patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Atrial fibrillation, 15 drug side effect ...
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Atrial fibrillation is caused by a problem with the electrical activity of the heart. ... Long-term, heavy alcohol use seems to be linked to atrial fibrillation. ...
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