Low serum magnesium and the development of atrial fibrillation in the community: the Framingham Heart Study.


BACKGROUND Low serum magnesium has been linked to increased risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardiac surgery. It is unknown whether hypomagnesemia predisposes to AF in the community. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied 3530 participants (mean age, 44 years; 52% women) from the Framingham Offspring Study who attended a routine examination and were free of… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.082511

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