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Archives of cardiovascular diseases
Volume 106, n° 5
pages 303-323 (mai 2013)
Doi : 10.1016/j.acvd.2013.04.001
Received : 3 April 2013 ;  accepted : 4 April 2013
Expert consensus of the French Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology and the French Society of Cardiology on the management of atrial fibrillation in elderly people
Consensus d’experts de la Société française de gériatrie et gérontologie et de la société française de cardiologie, sur la prise en charge de la fibrillation atriale du sujet âgé

Figure 1

Figure 1 : 

Classification of atrial fibrillation. 1: an episode that lasts less than or 7 days (often<24hours); 2: an episode that lasts more than 7 days; 3: cardioversion is unsuccessful or it is not attempted. Note that paroxysmal and persistent fibrillations may be recurrent.

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Figure 2 : 

Prevalence of atrial fibrillation stratified by age and sex in published studies since 1991: 1: [9]; 2: [8]; 3: [13]; 4: [12]; 5: [11]; 6: [10]; 7: [6]; 8: [5]; 9: [7]; 10: [14].

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Figure 3 : 

Risk of atrial fibrillation-related stroke according to age.

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Figure 4 : 

Heart rate control according to underlying heart disease.

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Figure 5 : 

Heart rhythm control according to underlying heart disease.

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