What Is the Life Expectancy of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 16, 2020 5:23:36 PM ET

Life expectancy of patients with atrial fibrillation depends on many factors but older patients are usually at higher risk. Patients with atrial fibrillation have a double mortality since it increases the risk of stroke. However, this condition does not result in immediate risk of death, as patients can live for decades, as stated by AFIB Matters.

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