Obesity, Physical Activity, and Their Interaction in Incident Atrial Fibrillation in Postmenopausal Women

Abstract

BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and is associated with increased risk of stroke and death. Obesity is an independent risk factor for AF, but modifiers of this risk are not well known. We studied the roles of obesity, physical activity, and their interaction in conferring risk of incident AF. METHODS AND RESULTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.114.001127

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