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The Silver Book: Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet

Published February 1, 2013

Atrial fibrillation impacts between 2.7 and 6.1 million adults and can lead to stroke, heart failure, dementia, disability, and death. It also costs a tremendous amount of money–at least $6.65 billion each year. This latest factsheet from The Silver Book brings the leading data on the burden of the disease and the value of innovation to reduce that burden, all into one place.

To access the data online, along with additional volumes on chronic diseases of aging, visit

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