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What is atrial fibrillation?

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Dr. Gavin Noble
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Irregular rhythm

Af is an irregular heart rhythm caused by uncoordinated electrical activity in the atria, or top chambers of the heart.
Sometimes it is fast, other times it isn't.

In brief: Irregular rhythm

Af is an irregular heart rhythm caused by uncoordinated electrical activity in the atria, or top chambers of the heart.
Sometimes it is fast, other times it isn't.
Dr. Gavin Noble
Dr. Gavin Noble
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Fast irregular pulse

When the small chambers of the heart ( atria) are beating very fast ( more than 300 beats per minute) the larger chambers beat fast and irregularly.

In brief: Fast irregular pulse

When the small chambers of the heart ( atria) are beating very fast ( more than 300 beats per minute) the larger chambers beat fast and irregularly.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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