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Atrial Fibrillation Research Paper

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Atrial fibrillation is one type of arrhymia, often rapid heart rate. Atrial fibrillation mean the atrial contract to quicky, disturbance between the atrial and the ventrical. AF usually isn’t life- threatening, however this is dangerous because the patient may not have symptoms, but it can increase risk of heart failure and stroke because the blood flow isn’t fluent.
Patient with AF have no symptoms or mild symptoms but the complication is more serious so it is important to identify and treat as soon as possible. Sympoms include: palpitation (feeling that yours heart flip- flopping in your chest, uncomfortable, sensation of racing, your heart beating too fast), irregular pulse, shortness of breath and weakness (special in physical activity), chest pain, dizziness,… AF is relate into these risk factor: hemodynamic
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Control the rhythm is the most important following the guilines and the types of AF. Mostly, drugs for anticoagulation and rate control are useful.
A 2013 study published in Circulation revealed that 33.5 million people around the world have AF. That’s about 0.5 percent of the world’s population. In 2005, AF affected about three million Americans, according to the Cleveland Clinic. The projected to rise to eight million by the year 2050. Allow to Cleve Clin J Med (2004), the prevalence is 0.1% in persons younger than 55 years, 3.8% in persons 60 years and 10% in persons older 80 years. The incidence is higher in men than women in same age groups and common in whites more than blacks.
The patient with AF is have high risk of death about 1.5-1.9 fold ( Stroke, 1991). AF increase the risk of thromboembolic disease, stroke. The clot commonly in the left atrial, and the fragmentation of a clot can get embolic phenomena. AF can developed heart failure, and it more worse when mix with hypertensive heart disease and valvular heart disease. AF also can find in patient who have acute myocardial infraction ( Circulation,
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