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Atrial Fibrillation

Known as: AF, Fibrillation, Atrial, Atrial Fibrillations 
Abnormal cardiac rhythm that is characterized by rapid, uncoordinated firing of electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart (HEART ATRIA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Citation for published version (Harvard): Kirchhof, P, Benussi, S, Kotecha, D, Ahlsson, A, Atar, D, Casadei, B, Castella, M… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The use of warfarin reduces the rate of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation but requires frequent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Vitamin K antagonists are highly effective in preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation but have several… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Contemporary clinical risk stratification schemata for predicting stroke and thromboembolism (TE) in patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Warfarin reduces the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation but increases the risk of hemorrhage and is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia in elderly persons and a potent risk factor for stroke. However, recent… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation, the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and a major cause of stroke, results from… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) causes substantial morbidity. It is uncertain whether AF is associated with excess mortality… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND In this study we tested the hypothesis that atrial fibrillation (AF) causes electrophysiological changes of the atrial… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The impact of nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation, hypertension, coronary heart disease, and cardiac failure on stroke incidence was… Expand
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