Routine Electrocardiograms Predict Health Risks for Patients With Atrial Fibrillation, University of Calgary Study

Published: Oct 29, 2012

Canadian scientists have determined that routine electrocardiogram (ECG) results for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)—the most common form of irregular heart beat—can help doctors identify those at higher risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes, including death. This knowledge will help doctors improve the treatment and prognosis of atrial fibrillation.

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