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Mortality by Age Atrial Fibrillation Patients
Posted by: Dale
Date: June 9, 2005 3:52 PM

What is the rate of mortality by age for a patients with atrial fibrillation? I realize every case has variables but I want to know what the statistics are for this malady.

RE: Mortality by Age Atrial Fibrillation Patients
Posted by: Ron Kennedy, M.D.
Date: June 14, 2005 4:53 AM

As far as I can determine, those statistics do not exist. I believe the Framingham study tried to break it down into many sub-categories, but did not come up with overall figures.

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