Burden of disease and cost of illness of atrial fibrillation in Portugal.

@article{Gouveia2015BurdenOD,
  title={Burden of disease and cost of illness of atrial fibrillation in Portugal.},
  author={Miguel Gouveia and Jo{\~a}o Matos Costa and Joana Alarc{\~a}o and Margarida Augusto and Daniel Caldeira and Lu{\'i}s Campos Pinheiro and Ant{\'o}nio vaz Carneiro and Margarida Borges},
  journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={1-11}
}
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Atrial fibrillation is the most prevalent sustained arrhythmia. This paper estimates the burden and cost of illness attributable to atrial fibrillation in Portugal based on demographic and health statistics. METHODS Mortality data by cause of death came from the European Detailed Mortality Database of the World Health… CONTINUE READING