Published: 24 April 2021
Author(s): Giulio Francesco Romiti, Marco Proietti
Issue: July 2021
Section: Letter to the Editor

Sepsis is defined as a dysregulated host response to several types of infections [1], still representing a challenging issue in Medicine. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) frequently occurs in patients with sepsis and septic shock [2], representing one difficult challenge for treating physicians: increased heart rate and loss of atrial kick worsen myocardial function and cardiac output [3]. Unsurprisingly, AF has been consistently associated with worse outcomes in sepsis patients [3].

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