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Atrial Fibrillation Summit Report

A Conference Report from the American Heart Association

  • AHA brings together key experts--clinicians, researchers and policy makers--to address atrial fibrillation.
  • Atrial fibrillation poses a major global public health challenge: the numbers are increasing, and it is associated with increased risk for stroke, dementia, heart failure and death.
  • Thought leaders initiated dialogue to develop strategies and set the course for a research agenda to advance the current state of science knowledge for atrial fibrillation.

Read the full article in Circulation  (PDF)

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Closing the Gap in AF Research

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that the conference proceedings report from the Atrial Fibrillation Research Summit conducted in June 2010 are now available in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. In this video the lead authors of the paper describe the current landscape for the issue of atrial fibrillation and the important step this document takes in beginning to close the research gaps that will lead to better outcomes for patients living with the condition.

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American Heart Association’s Atrial Fibrillation Research Summit was sponsored by Sanofi U.S.