Screening for obstructive sleep apnoea in patients with atrial fibrillation: Much more than a screening tool alone

Jeroen M. Hendriks, Dominik Linz

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Abstract

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is considered the most prevalent cardiac arrhythmia in the general population. Current practice guidelines recommend a comprehensive treatment approach that goes beyond the management of the arrhythmia and the prevention of the associated increased risk of stroke, and it has been demonstrated that numerous risk factors contribute to the predisposition of AF, and identification and consequent management of such risk factors is therefore paramount
Original languageEnglish
Article number100655
Number of pages2
JournalIJC Heart and Vasculature
Volume31
Early online date20 Oct 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020

Keywords

  • sleep apnoea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • Screening

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