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Design of the Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort Study (Swiss-AF): structural brain damage and cognitive decline among patients with atrial fibrillation

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Conen, David
Rodondi, Nicolas
Mueller, Andreas
Beer, Juerg
Auricchio, Angelo
Ammann, Peter
Hayoz, Daniel
Kobza, Richard
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Published in Swiss Medical Weekly. 2017, vol. 147, w14467
Abstract Several studies found that patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) have an increased risk of cognitive decline and dementia over time. However, the magnitude of the problem, associated risk factors and underlying mechanisms remain unclear.
Keywords AgedAtrial Fibrillation/complications/pathology/psychologyBrain/diagnostic imaging/pathologyBrain Diseases/diagnostic imaging/etiology/psychologyClinical ProtocolsCognitive Dysfunction/diagnostic imaging/etiologyElectrocardiographyFemaleGenotypeHumansMagnetic Resonance Imaging/methodsMaleMiddle AgedProspective StudiesQuality of LifeResearch DesignRisk FactorsSwitzerland
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Research groups Electrophysiologie cardiaque (666)
Traits génétiques complexes (901)
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CONEN, David et al. Design of the Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort Study (Swiss-AF): structural brain damage and cognitive decline among patients with atrial fibrillation. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2017, vol. 147, p. w14467. doi: 10.4414/smw.2017.14467 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:127788

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