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Tests for Atrial Fibrillation

Learn about the different tests that can be used to identify atrial fibrillation.

Stethoscope on the ECG.

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

For the 2.6 million Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), the sensation of a fast, irregular, and chaotic heartbeat all too often becomes a way of life—and may put their health at risk.

Electrocardiogram display

9 Tests for Atrial Fibrillation

Symptoms of atrial fibrillation vary. It may be detected as an incidental finding during a physical examination or test that has been ordered for some other reason.