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Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Persistent atrial fibrillation is a type of atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm. Persistent means that episodes last more than 7 days.

If an episode lasts for more than 12 months, it is called long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn M. Miller, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology

Current as ofAugust 5, 2014

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Last Updated: August 05, 2014
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