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C B Brunckhorst, J Holzmeister, Ch Scharf, Ch Binggeli, J P Hellermann, F Duru
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained arrhythmia and increases exponentially with age. The physiologic basis are certain triggers initiating multiple micro-reentry circuits, which require a certain amount of "myocardial mass" to be sustained. There are numerous predisposing factors for AF, mostly leading to dilatation or hypertrophy of the atrial myocardium. Lone AF, however, occurs in structurally normal hearts. In the management of AF it is mandatory to decide between medical or electrical cardioversion in persistent AF and rate control in permanent AF...
May 5, 2004: Praxis
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