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Atrial fibrillation linked to sudden cardiac death

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8029 (Published 28 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8029

Adults with atrial fibrillation were two to three times more likely to die suddenly of a presumed cardiac arrhythmia than similar adults without atrial fibrillation in an analysis of two large US cohorts. The association seemed independent of other risk factors for sudden cardiac death, …

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