Physical activity and brain health in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Journal Paper/Review - Dec 8, 2022
Herber Elena, Aeschbacher Stefanie, Coslovsky Michael, Schwendinger Fabian, Hennings Elisa, Gasser Andreas, Di Valentino Marcello, Rigamonti Elia, Reichlin Tobias, Rodondi Nicolas, Netzer Seraina, Beer Juerg H, Stauber Annina, Müller Andreas, Ammann Peter, Sinnecker Tim, Duering Marco, Wuerfel Jens, Conen David, Kühne Michael, Osswald Stefan, Bonati Leo H, Swiss-AF investigators
Vascular brain lesions, such as ischemic infarcts, are common among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and are associated with impaired cognitive function. The role of physical activity (PA) in the prevalence of brain lesions and cognition in AF has not been investigated.