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Atrial Fibrillation Trigger Found That Could Lead to Effective Afib Treatments

Posted Oct 21 2009 6:18am

A newly published study reports on a type of cell found in the upper chamber (atrium) of the heart and in the pulmonary veins that triggers atrial fibrillation. Like the skin cells that make pigment, the afib-trigger cells produce an enzyme called DCT. Researchers hope this discovery will lead to new research and effective atrial fibrillation treatments.

Read more:  New Research Finds Cells that Trigger Atrial Fibrillation

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