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From risk factors to Apple apps: 4 major trends in the arrhythmia world

June 1, 2017

    Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and other cardiac arrhythmias are particularly complex to manage due to the chronic, often comorbid nature of these patient populations. Heart rhythm disorders affect patients both within and outside the CV service line—in fact, 17% of all admitted patients in the United States have some type of arrhythmia.

    But that's not the most concerning point: The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) is expected to grow to 12.1 million by 2030, more than double the 5.1 million cases in 2010.

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