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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: April 2014

44 - Diagnosis and control of sleep apnea may improve the chances of successful treatment for atrial fibrillation

from Section Eleven - Missed diagnoses of obstructive sleep apnea can exacerbate medical and neurologic conditions

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