What is commonly present in the history of a patient with concurrent atrial flutter (AFL) and atrial fibrillation (AF)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Patients with concurrently diagnosed new rapid atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter and new reduced left ventricular ejection fraction typically have heavy alcohol intake and a high rate prevalence of left atrial appendage thrombi. [10]


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