Study: MG Patients Not at Increased Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Study: MG Patients Not at Increased Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

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Study: MG Patients Not at Increased Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

People with myasthenia gravis (MG) are not at a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation, a potentially serious heart condition that causes the heart to beat irregularly and often faster than normal, a study from Taiwan reports. The study, “Risk of subsequent atrial fibrillation in patients with myasthenia gravis,” was published in the journal Medicine. MG is an autoimmune disease that often is associated with other conditions, including rare tumors in the thymus gland (thymoma),…

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