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Seek and ye shall find… subclinical atrial fibrillation in high-risk elderly patients.

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a rapidly growing public health and economic burden. The global number of individuals with clinically diagnosed AF was estimated to be 33 million in 2010 and is expected to double by 2050 due to demographic changes and the rising prevalence of risk factors for AF, such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension. AF is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality (mostly secondary to an increased risk of stroke), reduced quality of life, and considerable costs. Ye...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)

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10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.029397

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Circulation Journal website
Volume:
136
Pages:
1284-1287
Publication date:
2017-10-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-09
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EISSN:
1524-4539
ISSN:
0009-7322
Source identifiers:
713335
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pubs:713335
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2017-08-10

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