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AF

abbr.
1. air force
2. audio frequency

af

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Afghanistan

AF

abbreviation for
1. Anglo-French
2. (Photography) automatic focus
3. (General Physics) audio frequency
4. (Military) (in Canada) Air Force

AF

1. Air Force.
2. Anglo-French.
3. Asian female.

af-

var. of ad- before f: affect.

Af.

African.

A.F.

or a.f.,

audio frequency.
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Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter were more common in the odanacatib group, but the difference -was not significant (HR, 1.
She said: "I've since found out that an atrial flutter often isn't picked up in pregnancy and by the time the baby is born it can be too late.
The main symptom of atrial flutter is a prolonged episode of rapid heartbeats, lasting longer than about of palpitations and sometimes longer than an episode of Afib.
Natalie, from Galway, was suffering from atrial flutter which is why her heart was travelled to the back of her eye and caused the shadow.
An atrial flutter with a 240 ms tachycardia cycle length (TCL) was recorded.
Some people have atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation.
How did the atrial flutter manifest three years ago, and how was it treated?
The company claims the device is the first therapeutic catheter approved in the United States that enables direct and real-time measurement of contact force during catheter ablation procedures for patients suffering from drug-resistant paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), sustained monomorphic ischemic ventricular tachycardia and Type I atrial flutter.
The Topera 3D Mapping System, which consists of the RhythmView Workstation and the FIRMap diagnostic catheter, is designed to improve patient outcomes by enabling electrophysiologists to view a dynamic representation of the electrical activity of the heart, supporting the diagnosis of and treatment planning for a variety of arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial tachycardia, and ventricular tachycardia.
In contrast to adult patients, atrial flutter is a very rare type of cardiac aryhtmia in the pediatric age group.
Due to its effect on the atrioventricular (AV) node, it can help control atrial dysrhythmias, specifically atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter (Wilson, Shannon, & Shields, 2012).

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