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High pulse pressure predicts atrial fibrillation

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7591.449-c (Published 01 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:449

An estimated one in four of us will eventually develop atrial fibrillation. We don't know exactly how or why it happens. But a recent study suggests that it is something to do with the stiffening aorta and the resulting increase in …

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