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By Gregory Y. H. Lip

Atrial traumatic inflammation is the most typical sustained cardiac rhythm illness which confers major mortality and morbidity from stroke, thromboembolism and middle failure. Atrial traumatic inflammation is encountered in a large choice of scientific settings, together with ischaemic middle sickness, valve affliction, high blood pressure, thyroid affliction and put up operatively. there were new and dramatic advancements in atrial traumatic inflammation, with reference to non-pharmacological administration techniques and antithrombotic treatment. This e-book units out a logical method of the sensible and medical administration of this universal cardiac arrhythmia. Illustrated with 86 ECGs and line drawings, and generally referenced, it's a detailed advisor and resource of knowledge for everybody coping with sufferers with atrial traumatic inflammation, either generally perform and in hospitals.

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Furthermore, a retrospective analysis from the SOLVD registry found that the presence of AF was significantly associated with an increase in all-cause mortality, progressive pump failure, and risk of death or rehospitalisation (Dries et al, 1998). Valve disease Rheumatic heart disease is now less frequent in developed countries. For example, valve disease was present only in the minority in our general-practice survey (Lip et al, 1997). Nevertheless valve disease is, however, associated with a high prevalence of AF, and worldwide, rheumatic valve disease is still a very important cause of AF.

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