atrial fibrillation


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Related to atrial fibrillation: atrial flutter
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Noun1.atrial fibrillation - fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heartatrial fibrillation - fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
fibrillation - muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
Translations
fibrillazione atriale
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During Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month and beyond, look for these StopAfib.
The growing focus on emerging markets by drug manufacturers is one key trend witnessed in the Atrial Fibrillation market.
In atrial fibrillation, the heart rate may be over 140 beats a minute, although it can be any speed.
Among the 17,120 apparently healthy participants in JUPITER (Justification for the Use of Statins in Primary Prevention: An Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin) who had no baseline history of atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmia, those in the highest baseline tertile for C-reactive protein (CRP) - that is, more than 5.
1) it would have been reasonable for them to mention the presence or absence of atrial fibrillation in the same way as levels of blood pressure are reported.
This medication is approved to treat paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (intermittent), persistent atrial fibrillation, or atrial flutter.
The controls were matched to the cases by age, sex, year, and whether they were treated for high blood pressure; but unlike the cases, they had no atrial fibrillation.
Bunch, atrial fibrillation was strongly and independently associated with all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
The investigators discovered that only those family members with atrial fibrillation have a subtle misspelling of the gene's normal DNA sequence.
During these periods of atrial fibrillation I increase my medication and stop running.
RSD1235 is extremely effective at terminating vagal atrial fibrillation.

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