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In atrial fibrillation, wide QRS may carry prognostic value

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   15 July 2022
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Takeaway

  • In patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), longer QRS duration is associated with worse outcomes, including worse QoL.

Why this matters

  • It is important to predict which patients with AF are likeliest to develop heart failure (HF).
  • In patients with established HF, QRS predicts poor cardiac function and worsening cardiovascular outcomes....

          

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