Atrial fibrillation and flutter


atrial fibrillation: A disorder characterized by an electrocardiographic finding of a supraventricular arrhythmia characterized by the replacement of consistent P waves by rapid oscillations or fibrillatory waves that vary in size, shape and timing and are accompanied by an irregular ventricular response. (CDISC)

Data source
FinnGen phenocode I9_AF
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: I48, ICD-8: 42792
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: I48, ICD-8: 42792
KELA reimboursements codes 207|351
KELA reimbursements ICD-10: I48
Include I9_E_DRONE
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF2
DOID 0060224
GWAS catalog 0000275
MESH D001282
SNOMED CT 49436004

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 17325 7246 10079
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 9.94 7.31 13.41
Mean age at first event (years) 66.76 69.76 64.59
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 10.29 10.36 10.23

Longitudinal metrics

Sex All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 3 3 3
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 54.49 52.73 55.76


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