The prognostic implications of lack of palpitations in patients hospitalised with atrial fibrillation: observations from a 20-year registry.

@article{Salam2014ThePI,
  title={The prognostic implications of lack of palpitations in patients hospitalised with atrial fibrillation: observations from a 20-year registry.},
  author={Amar M Salam and Bernard J. Gersh and Hajar Ahmed Hajar Albinali and Rajkishore Singh and Nidal Ahmad Asaad and Awad Al-Qahtani and Jassim Mohd Al Suwaidi},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={
          122-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES It is well recognised that patients differ in the clinical presentation of atrial fibrillation (AF), ranging from the typical symptom of palpitations, atypical symptoms in others and a substantial that are asymptomatic. Whether the different patterns of presentation are associated with differences in outcomes is not known. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and the prognostic implications of lack of palpitations among patients hospitalised with AF in a large… CONTINUE READING