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How is atrial fibrillation diagnosed?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: EKG /Physical exam

Different ways. Listening to the heart there is obvious irregular rhythm with irregular rate.
The electrocardiogram is diagnostic. Some times atrial fibrillation may appeared transiently or paroxystically. A holter monitor or cardiac monitor could show the characteristic features of the EKG changes.

In brief: EKG /Physical exam

Different ways. Listening to the heart there is obvious irregular rhythm with irregular rate.
The electrocardiogram is diagnostic. Some times atrial fibrillation may appeared transiently or paroxystically. A holter monitor or cardiac monitor could show the characteristic features of the EKG changes.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Ramin Rafie
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Ekg

Multiple different ways such as physical exam, most of them usually have to be confirmed by e k g.

In brief: Ekg

Multiple different ways such as physical exam, most of them usually have to be confirmed by e k g.
Dr. Ramin Rafie
Dr. Ramin Rafie
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