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Risk of stroke in AFib patients associated with aortic curvature

11:07 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) heightens stroke risk—but new research shows that this is true only in people with certain aortic shapes. Those with aortic arches that are less curved are more prone to stroke, according to a study published online Aug. 1 in Nature.

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