Submitted by Dr T on July 27, 2011 – 4:28pm
It means your heart function improved from poor (25%) to almost normal (60%). If you are short of breath, you need to be re-evaluated because there may be another problem. Meanwhile, I assume you are also taking a blood thinner?
Read more here:
Your shortness of breath may be a result of congestive heart failure:
As you can read there, the most common cause of heart failure is coronary artery disease, in your case made worse by your A-fib.
You can check here whether you are at risk for Heart disease:
Hope this helps,