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PREVEntion and regReSsive Effect of weight-loss and risk factor modification on Atrial Fibrillation: the REVERSE-AF study

Middeldorp, Melissa E.; Pathak, Rajeev K.; Meredith, Megan; Mehta, Abhinav; Elliott, Adrian D.; Mahajan, Rajiv; Twomey, Darragh; Gallagher, Celine; Hendriks, Jeroen; Linz, Dominik; McEvoy, R. Doug; Abhayaratna, Walter; Kalman, Jonathan M.; Lau, Dennis H.; Sanders, Prashanthan


Aims Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a progressive disease. Obesity is associated with progression of AF. This study evaluates the impact of weight and risk factor management (RFM) on progression of the AF. Methods and results As described in the Long-Term Effect of Goal-Directed Weight Management in an Atrial Fibrillation Cohort: A Long-Term Follow-Up (LEGACY) Study, of 1415 consecutive AF patients, 825 had body mass index ≥ 27 kg/m2 and were offered weight and RFM. After exclusion, 355 were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Europace
DOI: 10.1093/europace/euy117
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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