Atrial fibrillation hospitalization is not increased with short-term elevations in exposure to fine particulate air pollution.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Previous studies have observed that short-term exposure to elevated concentrations of particulate matter (PM) air pollution increases risk of acute ischemic heart disease events and heart failure hospitalization, alters cardiac autonomic function, and increases risk of arrhythmias. This study explored the potential associations between short-term… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2011.03200.x

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