Exercise Training and Atrial Fibrillation Further Evidence for the Importance of Lifestyle Change

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common clinical arrhythmia with a global burden that has increased progressively, contributing to rising hospitalizations and substantial healthcare demands.13 Although aging is an important contributor to the rising AF prevalence, key mechanistic promoters of AF include modifiable risk factors such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and obstructive sleep apnea. 

Autor / Fonte:Adrian D. Elliott, Rajiv Mahajan, Rajeev K. Pathak, Dennis H. Lau and Prashanthan Sanders. http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.020800 Published: February 2, 2016
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