Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common and prevalent form of arrhythmia. It is associated with various morbidities with stroke being the major hazard. Since AF is often reported to be asymptomatic, many individuals remain unaware of their condition and may not receive the requisite treatment. Hence, screening for AF has gained substantial attention recently. Growing advancement in technology has paved way for numerous approaches for AF screening using medical-prescribed devices as well as consumer electronic devices. However, there still lies scope for large-scale randomized trials which would explore additional aspects associated with AF. This review very concisely summarizes AF, screening, present technology, current literature and clinical studies associated with it.

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