The Relationship between physical activity and risk of atrial fibrillation-A systematic review and meta-Analysis

Bidragets oversatte titel: The Relationship between physical activity and risk of atrial fibrillation-A systematic review and meta-Analysis

Jens Erik Rokkedal Nielsen, K Wachtell, J Abdulla

31 Citationer (Scopus)

Abstract

The aim of this systematic literature review and meta-Analyses was to explore the relationship between physical activity and risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) or flutter (AFlu).Results: The search revealed 10 published studies that were eligible for three different meta-Analyses. A meta-Analysis of six case-control studies showed that risk of AF increased more than 5-fold in athletes compared to non-Athletic controls, OR=5.3 [(3.6, 7.9; 95% confidence interval (CI)], p
Bidragets oversatte titelThe Relationship between physical activity and risk of atrial fibrillation-A systematic review and meta-Analysis
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Atrial Fibrillation
Vol/bind5
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)20-27
Antal sider8
ISSN1941-6911
StatusUdgivet - 2013

Citationsformater