Does rhythm matter? The prognostic importance of atrial fibrillation in heart failure.

@article{Wasywich2006DoesRM,
  title={Does rhythm matter? The prognostic importance of atrial fibrillation in heart failure.},
  author={Cara A Wasywich and Gillian A Whalley and Greg D Gamble and Susan P Wright and Robert Neil Doughty},
  journal={Heart, lung & circulation},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={353-7}
}
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) and congestive heart failure (HF) often coexist, but there is conflicting data regarding the association of AF with outcome in HF. To examine this further we have evaluated the prognostic effect of AF in two complementary CHF populations; a population based data set of 55,106 patients admitted to hospital with CHF, and a… CONTINUE READING