Familial atrial fibrillation

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Familial atrial fibrillation

Familial atrial fibrillation is a rare genetically heterogenous cardiac disease characterized by erratic activation of the atria with an irregular ventricular response in various members of a single family. It may be asymptomatic or associated with palpitations dyspnea and light-headedness. Concomitant rhythm disorders and cardiomyopathies are frequently reported.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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Advocacy Organizations

My Faulty Gene

My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

Clinical Trials

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