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AF a stronger CV risk factor for women

AF a stronger CV risk factor for women

Publication date: Friday, 05 August 2016
Contributor(s): Michael Kirby

PCCJ Editor-in-Chief Mike Kirby reviews a recent large observational study in the BMJ which concludes that women with atrial fibrillation are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death than men. The study results suggest GPs could consider more aggressive treatment of risk factors in women with AF than men.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1 Number 6 PCCJ Online 2016
Contributor(s): Michael Kirby

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