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Premature atrial contractions in the general population: frequency and risk factors

Published inCirculation, vol. 126, no. 19, p. 2302-2308
Publication date2012
Abstract

Premature atrial contractions (PACs) are independent predictors of atrial fibrillation, stroke, and death. However, little is known about PAC frequency in the general population and its association with other cardiovascular risk factors.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Atrial Premature Complexes/diagnosis/epidemiology
  • Cohort Studies
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prevalence
  • Regression Analysis
  • Risk Factors
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
Citation (ISO format)
CONEN, David et al. Premature atrial contractions in the general population: frequency and risk factors. In: Circulation, 2012, vol. 126, n° 19, p. 2302–2308. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.112300
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