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 ]
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… [ Get More Details ]
AFib increases mortality risk
Most importantly, AFib double the person’s risk of death and is the cause of nearly 100,000 deaths in the U.S. each year.
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Atrial fibrillation incidence in women
Atrial fibrillation in women ranged from 6.6 per 100,000 people per year for patients between the ages of 15 and 44 to 1,203.7 per 100,000 people per year for patients… [ Get More Details ]