More Info on the Different Kinds of Atrial Fibrillation

Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Persistent atrial fibrillation is characterized by an irregular rhythm that lasts for longer than 48 hours. This type of atrial fibrillation will not return to a normal sinus rhythm on its own, but will in response to certain types of treatment.

Permanent Atrial Fibrillation

Permanent atrial fibrillation occurs when the irregular rhythm continues indefinitely and can no longer be corrected with treatment.
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