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

Homoud, Munther K.
September 2011
ACP Journal Club;9/20/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 3, p11
Academic Journal
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.


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