Atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death: is heart failure the middleman?

Abstract

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a world-wide epidemic, affecting more than 33 million individuals across the globe (1). Beyond its impact on quality of life, AF is associated with increased risks of stroke, heart failure, cognitive impairment, and death (2,3). Emerging evidence suggests that AF may be associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jchf.2014.03.004

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@article{Piccini2014AtrialFA, title={Atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death: is heart failure the middleman?}, author={Jonathan P Piccini and James P Daubert}, journal={JACC. Heart failure}, year={2014}, volume={2 3}, pages={228-9} }