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Long-term effect of goal-directed weight management in an atrial fibrillation cohort: A long-term follow-up study (LEGACY)

Pathak, RK; Middeldorp, Melissa. E; Meredith, Megan; Mehta, Abhinav; Mahajan, Rajiv; Wong, Christopher X; Twomey, Darragh; Elliott, Adrian D; Kalman, Jonathan M.; Abhayaratna, Walter; Lau, Dennis H; Sanders, Prashanthan

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Background Obesity and atrial fibrillation (AF) frequently coexist. Weight loss reduces the burden of AF, but whether this is sustained, has a dose effect, or is influenced by weight fluctuation is unknown. Objectives This study sought to evaluate the long-term impact of weight loss and weight fluctuation on rhythm control in obese individuals with AF. Methods Of 1,415 consecutive patients with AF, 825 had a body mass index ≥27 kg/m2 and were offered weight management. After screening for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70074
Source: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.03.002

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