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Synopsis of causation: atrial fibrillation

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in atrial fibrillation.



This document provides information on atrial fibrillation. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intented as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Douglas Dingwall, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Professor Gregory Y H Lip, City Hospital, Birmingham.