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New-onset atrial fibrillation risk factors: Asian vs Western populations

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Atrial fibrillation, the most common type of heart arrhythmia, is linked to increased risk of stroke, emboli, heart failure, and heart attack¹.  Incidence of new onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) are increasing in both Asian and Western countries; however, some NOAF risk factors affect Asian and Western countries differently.  Rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, hyperthyroidism, and excess alcohol consumption are ... Read More »

Mystery Case #4

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51 year old Asian male has sinus rhythm alternating with atrial flutter. Read More »

Mystery Case #2

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56 year old female has come in for her routine evaluation. However, her EKG results are abnormal. What do these results indicate? This patient has Atrial Flutter. Read More »