Study ties A-fib to increased mortality risk among women

05/24/2011 | WebMD · USA Today

Middle-aged women who had new-onset atrial fibrillation were about two times more likely to die prematurely compared with women who didn't develop the condition, according to data from the Women's Health Study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "The absolute risk was very low," said one cardiac specialist. "However, lives can be saved, evaluating risk is important, and risk is not the same for everyone."

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