Racial differences in atrial fibrillation prevalence and left atrial size.

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BACKGROUND Previous studies relying on clinical care data have suggested that atrial fibrillation is less common in African Americans than Caucasians, but the mechanism remains unknown. Clinical care may itself vary by race, potentially affecting the accuracy of atrial fibrillation ascertainment in studies relying on clinical data. We sought to examine… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2009.05.019

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