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Looking to the future for the management of AF and prevention of stroke

Publication date: Monday, 06 June 2011
Contributor(s): Irina Savelieva, John Camm

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is becoming an epidemic, affecting 1% to 2% of the population in the developed world. Looking to the future, the prevalence of AF will grow dramatically in the coming decades as the elderly population increases. The growing numbers underline the need to improve the detection of patients with AF and measures for reducing their risk of stroke.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 8, Number 1, Apr-May-Jun 2011
Print edition page(s): S22
Contributor(s): Irina Savelieva, John Camm

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