Self-palpation for detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Much noise with little signal

PLoS Med. 2020 Mar 31;17(3):e1003098. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003098. eCollection 2020 Mar.


Kazem Rahimi and Paulus Kirchhof discuss the latest work from Faris Ghazal et al and how it may impact the way we currently detect Atrial Fibrillation in the general population.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Atrial Fibrillation*
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Heart Rate
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening
  • Palpation