Heavy alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation. The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS).

@article{Sano2014HeavyAC,
  title={Heavy alcohol consumption and risk of atrial fibrillation. The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS).},
  author={Fumihiko Sano and Tetsuya Ohira and Akihiko Kitamura and Hironori Imano and Renzhe Cui and Masahiko Kiyama and Takeo Okada and Kazumasa Yamagishi and Tomoko Sankai and Takeshi Tanigawa and Kazuomi Kario and Hiroyasu Iso},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={955-61}
}
BACKGROUND  Evidence regarding the relationship between different levels of alcohol consumption and the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) is currently limited in Asian populations. METHODS AND RESULTS  Between 1991 and 1995, a total of 8,602 Japanese men and women aged 30-80 years took part in the first examination of the Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS), a population-based cohort study in Japanese communities. An interviewer obtained detailed information on weekly alcohol intake… CONTINUE READING
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