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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 976976, 16 pages
Review Article

Comparison of Atrial Fibrillation in the Young versus That in the Elderly: A Review

1Unit of Cardiac Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Group, 3rd Floor, Core Technology Facility, The University of Manchester, M139PL, Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9NT, UK
2Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WPL, UK

Received 12 June 2012; Accepted 9 August 2012

Academic Editor: Evren Caglayan

Copyright © 2013 Rajiv Sankaranarayanan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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