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ob0001oc3.2 | (1) | UKCO2019

Obesity and disease severity in people with atrial fibrillation: a community-based cross-sectional survey

Koutoukidis Dimitrios , Jones Nicholas , Taylor Clare , Casadei Barbara , Aveyard Paul

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and its incidence is strongly linked with obesity. Weight loss may reduce AF severity in relatively young patients with AF and overweight. However, it is unclear whether symptom severity and AF-related quality of life are associated with obesity in the general population of people with AF.Methods: Ten general practices in central England identified patients with electroc...