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Is it possible to distinguish between atrial and ventricular fibrillation from symptoms alone?

submitted by Krishna from India on 12/10/2012


by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Domingo G. Gonzalez, Jr., MD    Domingo G. Gonzalez, Jr., MD

Atrial fibrillation usually is tolerated and felt as palpitations. Ventricular fibrillation is invariably associated with loss of consciousness and death if no intervention is done.        

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Updated December 2012
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