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Atrial Fibrillation (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

atrial fibrillation, A fib, arrhythmia, atrial tachyarrhythmia, atrial tachycardia, holiday heart, heart rhythm disorders, atria, atrium, ventricles, AV node, atrioventricular node, sinoatrial node, SA node, sinus node, sinus rhythm, defibrillation, cardioversion, palpitations, pacemaker, natural pacemaker, intermittent atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, persistent atrial fibrillation, permanent atrial fibrillation, lone atrial fibrillation, hyperthyroidism, overactive thyroid, alcohol use, pulmonary embolism, blood clot in the lung, heart valve disease, enlargement of the left ventricle walls, left ventricular hypertrophy, coronary heart disease, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, hypertension, cardiomyopathy, disease of the heart muscle, sick sinus syndrome, pericarditis, open heart surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, stroke, defibrillation, catheter ablation, radiofrequency ablation, RF ablation

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a supraventricular tachyarrhythmia characterized by disorganized atrial electrical activity and progressive deterioration of atrial electromechanical function.

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