Trends in atrial fibrillation hospitalizations in the United States: A report using data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey

Citation data:

Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal, ISSN: 0972-6292

Publication Year:
2017
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DOI:
10.1016/j.ipej.2017.07.010
Author(s):
Muhammad Umer Nisar, Muhammad Bilal Munir, Michael S. Sharbaugh, Floyd W. Thoma, Andrew D. Althouse, Samir Saba
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Medicine
article description
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice. Patients presenting with AF are often admitted to hospital for rhythm or rate control, symptom management, and/or anticoagulation. We investigated temporal trends in AF hospitalizations in United States from 1996 to 2010.

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