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Research Paper On Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac rhythm disorder with evidence suggesting an increasing prevalence and incidence worldwide [1]. It is the most common arrhythmia seen in clinical practice and is associated with plenty of morbidities and mortalities, e.g. stroke and heart failure. The clinical subtypes of AF are paroxysmal, persistent, longstanding persistent and permanent AF. Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is defined as atrial fibrillation that is self-terminating, usually within 48 h. Persistent atrial fibrillation is present when an episode of atrial fibrillation either lasts longer than 7 days or needs cardioversion. Longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation has lasted for 1 year or more and is when arrhythmia
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