Women with atrial fibrillation and type 2 diabetes have a higher incidence of hospitalization and undergo ablation or pacemaker implantation less frequently than men.

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BACKGROUND We reviewed trends from 2004 to 2013 in the incidence and outcomes for atrial fibrillation (AF) in Spanish patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) comparing women and men. METHODS We used national hospital discharge data including all T2DM patients discharged from the hospital after AF. Patients with AF in the primary diagnosis field were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2017.05.008

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