TITLE

New-onset atrial fibrillation was associated with increased risk for mortality in initially healthy, middle-aged women

AUTHOR(S)
Homoud, Munther K.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;9/20/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A clinical study is conducted to investigate the association of new-onset atrial fibrillation with increased risk for mortality in initially healthy, middle-aged women. Prognostic factors examined in the study include age, height, body mass index, diabetes and systolic blood pressure of women. It is found that new-onset atrial fibrillation was associated with increased risk of mortality.
ACCESSION #
69709879

 

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