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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation: Symptoms, Cause and Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatment | National Heart Centre Singapore

Atrial Fibrillation - What it is

​Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an abnormal heart rhythm characterised by rapid and irregular beating. This may result in heart failure in acute and chronic settings. AF also predisposes a patient to blood clot formation in the atrial, particularly the left atrial appendage. In an event of clot embolization from the heart to the brain, stroke occurs.

Atrial Fibrillation - Preparing for surgery

Atrial Fibrillation - Post-surgery care

Atrial Fibrillation - Other Information

  • Updated on 2017-05-07T16:00:00Z
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