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Summary

Atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained cardiac rhythm disturbance, affecting more than 2 million Americans, with an overall prevalence of 0.89%. The prevalence increases rapidly with age, to 2.3% between the ages of 40 and 60 years, and to 5.9% over the age of 65. The most dreaded complication is thromboembolic stroke (Brugada et al., 1997). For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of atrial fibrillation, see 608583. [from OMIM]

Associated genes

  • Also known as: CDCD2, CMD1E, CMPD2, HB1, HB2, HBBD, HH1, ICCD, IVF, LQT3, Nav1.5, PFHB1, SSS1, VF1, SCN5A
    Summary: sodium channel, voltage-gated, type V, alpha subunit

Clinical features

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  • Left ventricular hypertrophy
  • Atrial flutter
  • Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
  • Tricuspid regurgitation
  • Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

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