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How is atrial fibrillation diagnosed?

Atrial fibrillation can be diagnosed using an echocardiogram (an ultrasound of the heart), electrocardiograph (which monitors the electrical activity of the heart), holter monitor (monitors all heartbeats) and event monitor (monitors for abnormal heart events).

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Author: Dr Bow Tauro PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 17 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Palpitations


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