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Review of obesity and atrial fibrillation: exploring the paradox

Hence, there is a well established association between obesity and atrial fibrillation (AF), the effects of obesity in the outcomes of patients with AF has not been investigated since a few years before. In this regard, several studies have demonstrated a better clinical prognosis of AF in overweight and obese populations.

In the present review paper, we aim to explore the main articles in which the “obesity paradox in AF” was found.

Credits: González-Cambeiro, María Cristina; Abu-Assi, Emad; Raposeiras-Roubín, Sergio; Rodriguez-Mañero, Moisés; González-Juanatey, José Ramón

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