Heart failure was listed as the primary diagnosis for 11.8% of patients hospitalized with atrial fibrillation (AF). Coronary heart disease was listed for 9.9% of AF patients, and stroke was listed for 4.9%.
Within the first 4 months of diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, the most common cause of cardiovascular deaths are coronary artery disease (22%), heart failure (14%), and ischemic stroke (10%). After… [ Get More Details ]
Quality of life in AFib patients
Individuals with AFib report substantially worse quality of life compared to those without the disease
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