Atrial Fibrillation: The Causes

 

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The causes of Atrial Fibrillation are

  •   Rheumatic Heart Disease
  •   HCM, Hypertensive heart disease, Holiday Heart Syndrome, Heart Failure
  •   Embolism (Pulmonary), Ebstein's Anomaly, Endocrinopathies
  •   Unknown cause
  •   Myocarditis, Myocardial Infarction, Mitral Valve Disease
  •   ASD, Alcohol
  •   Toxicity from stimulants, Theophylline, Thyroid Disease
  •   Infections and Inflammations of Pericardium, IE (Infective Endocarditis)
  •   Cardiac Surgery, COPD and
  •   Sepsis

 

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imageAtrial Fibrillation is the most common, sustained tachyarrhythmia for which patients seek treatment.

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