Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
by Renato D Lopes, et al.
Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2013
Number of pages: 341
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common type of supraventricular tachyarrhythmia. While a supraventricular tachyarrhythmia is a tachycardic rhythm originating above the ventricular tissue, AF is characterized by uncoordinated atrial activation with consequent deterioration of mechanical function.
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