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Is epicardial fat depot associated with atrial fibrillation? A systematic review and meta-analysis
(Oxford Univ Press, 2017)
Aims Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the leading rhythm disorder in western countries. A direct relationship between left atrium (LA) enlargement and electromechanical remodelling has been established. A causative link between ...
An overview of different health indicators in the European Health Systems
Introduction. In the European Union three different health systems could be defined according to service delivery, financing, and economic policies: Beveridge, Bismarck and Mixed system. Although health systems are hardly ...
Bariatric surgery to reduce mortality in US adults. A public health perspective from the Analysis of the American National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey linked to the US mortality register
Background Type II obesity represents a major pandemic and public health threat in high-income countries. Type II obesity increases the risk of all-cause and specific-cause mortality, and it is widely acknowledged that ...
Physical activity volume in relation to risk of atrial fibrillation. A non-linear meta-regression analysis
Background Light physical activity is known to reduce atrial fibrillation risk, whereas moderate to vigorous physical activity may result in an increased risk. However, the question of what volume of physical activity can ...