Rising AF burden surpasses other cardiovascular conditions

The relentless rise of atrial fibrillation has led to it overtaking myocardial infarction and heart failure in terms of hospitalisation burden, research from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) shows. A study of cardiovascular admissions to all Australian hospitals across a 21-year period from 1993 to 2013 showed a relative increase of ...

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