Gastroesophageal reflux and atrial fibrillation: is there any correlation?

Journal Article (Review)

Atrial fibrillation (AF), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernias are commonly seen in clinical practice. GERD and hiatal hernias have been proposed to be a possible cause of AF. In this paper, we will briefly review GERD, AF and hiatal hernias, consider the available literature covering the association between these diseases and provide further insight into the topic in general.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Armaganijan, L; Patel, D; Lopes, RD; Morillo, CA; Araújo, RRN; Munhoz, FP; Puzzi, MA; Carvalho, MJ; Gallo, LBN; Healey, JS

Published Date

  • March 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 317 - 322

PubMed ID

  • 22390804

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22390804

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1744-8344

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1586/erc.11.198


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England