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

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Conen, David
Adam, Martin
Roche, Frederic
Felber Dietrich, Denise
Imboden, Medea
Künzli, Nino
von Eckardstein, Arnold
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Published in Circulation. 2012, vol. 126, no. 19, p. 2302-8
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 AgedAged, 80 and overAtrial Premature Complexes/diagnosis/epidemiologyCohort StudiesCross-Sectional StudiesElectrocardiography, AmbulatoryFemaleHumansMaleMiddle AgedPrevalenceRegression AnalysisRisk FactorsSwitzerland/epidemiology
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PMID: 23048073
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CONEN, David et al. Premature atrial contractions in the general population: frequency and risk factors. In: Circulation, 2012, vol. 126, n° 19, p. 2302-8. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31738

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