What is the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (Afib) (AF) in the US?

Updated: Apr 09, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most frequently encountered cardiac arrhythmia. [19] It affects more than 2.7 to 6.1 million persons in the United States. [27]


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