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Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis and Risk Factors

In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh explains atrial fibrillation diagnosis and the tests your doctor may run through. These include an electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, and chest x-rays, as well as asking about family history. Dr. Parikh also discusses the risk factors for developing AF such as damage to the heart structure, cardiovascular disease, and surgery. AF is more common in men and more prevelent with age.

Dr. Preeti Parikh

This video features Dr. Preeti Parikh. Dr. Preeti Parikh is a Board-Certified Pediatrician with special interests in preventive medicine, advocacy and patient education.

Duration: 03:46.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Mera Goodman . Review date: January 29, 2015
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