Background, study
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Am J Med. 1995 May;98(5):476-84 Descriptive, propspective
IN StudyID: Krahn 1995, atrial fibrillation, natural history The Use of
incidence, aetiology, natural history: associated risk of death, stroke and heart failure
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
-
To Incidence rose with age, associated to ischemic heart disease, hypertension and otrher cardiac diseases. AF independently increased the risk for stroke (RR 2.07), congestive heart failure (RR 2.98) and total mortality (RR 1.31)
Am J Cardiol. 2004 Dec 1;94(11):1379-82 Cohorts
IN StudyID: Patel 2004, atrial fibrillation, mortality The Use of
natural history, mortality
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
-
To AF is associated with higher mortality, even when main medical condition is not cardiac
Am J Med. 2002 Oct 1;113(5):359-64 Cohorts
IN StudyID: Stewart 2002, atrial fibrillation The Use of
associated risks
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
0
To Atrial fibrillation is independently associated with an increased long-term risk of stroke, heart failure, and all-cause mortality