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Paroxysmal AFib

Understanding Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation

  The proportion of patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) who will ultimately develop permanent AF increases with time and underlying heart disease.    Paroxysmal AF carries the same rate of risk of cardioembolic stroke as permanent or sustained AF.)   MedPage Today Sanjai Sinha, MD 04/30/2012 Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: Diagnosis, Progression, and Stroke Risk Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia, affecting more than 4% of the population over the age of 60. AF can be divided into…

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