aetiology: coexistence of clinical or subclinical cardiovascular disease, prevalence of AF
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aetiology: coexistence of clinical or subclinical cardiovascular disease, prevalence of AF
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To AF existed 4.8% of women and in 6.2% of men > 65 years. The observed low prevalence of AF in the absence of sub/clinical cardiovascular disease calls into question the existence of so-called "lone AF" in the elderly