Heart Vessels 2021 Feb 17. Epub 2021 Feb 17.
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA.
Some previous studies demonstrated that first-degree atrioventricular block (f-AVB) was associated with incident atrial fibrillation (AF), while evidence is scarce regarding the association between f-AVB and incident AF in older populations. Therefore, we sought to investigate the association of f-AVB with incident AF in the population predominantly including participants aged ≥ 60 years. Eligible participants were residents in Kanazawa City, Japan aged ≥ 40 years who underwent 12-lead ECG at the National Japanese Health Check-up in 2013. Read More