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Does Atrial Fibrillation Increase MI Risk?

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Posted: 6/18/2014 5:14:30 PM
 
Does Atrial Fibrillation Increase MI Risk?
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction (MI), an association that is especially strong in women and African Americans. And the relationship is bidirectional: Each condition can cause the other, and both probably have similar underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms.

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