Atrial Fibrillation Linked To Increased Risk For Sudden Cardiac Death

Although atrial fibrillation (AF) is well known to be associated with an increase in the risk of stroke and coronary heart disease, a similar association with sudden cardiac death (SCD) has been suspected but not demonstrated in the past. Now a new study examing data from two large population studies offers evidence that AF is also an independent risk factor for SCD.

Click here to read the entire story on Forbes.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: