Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 24th, 2006
Investigators writing in the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology report, "Advancing age is an independent risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF), which is considered to be initiated by ectopic triggers and maintained by an arrhythmogenic substrate. It is not known whether substrate changes produce this age-related increase in propensity toward AF."
Imperial College of Medicine researchers P. Kojodjojo and colleagues explained, "We addressed the hypothesis that advancing age is associated...
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