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The Thickness of Epicardial Adipose Tissue Adjacent to the Right Coronary Artery Predicts Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation After Cryoballoon Ablation: A Simpler Method

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.070
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1-6
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This study investigated the importance of epicardial fat-tissue round the right coronary artery, highly sensitive C-reactive protein and left atrial volume index on recurrence of atrial fibrillation after cryoballoon ablation.

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09 Jun, 2017
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e-Published: 06 Jul, 2017

Atrial Electromechanical Delay and P-wave Dispersion Before and After Haemodialysis in Patients with End-stage Renal Failure

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.190
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Atrial fibrillation is a dangerous condition and maintaining sinus rhythm is crucial for patients with end-stage renal disease. Haemodialysis sessions have favourable hemodynamic effects which result in the decrement in atrial electromechanical delay and P-wave dispersion.

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Background: Electromechanical delay (EMD) has been defined as the temporal interval between the onset of cardiac electrical activity and myocardial contraction. Atrial EMD is considered as an independent predictor of atrial fibrillation. In this study, we sought to evaluate the effect of hemodialysis (HD) on atrial electromechanical properties and conduction homogeneity in patients with end-stage renal failure (ESRF).

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27 Apr, 2015
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e-Published: 09 Jul, 2015

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Malignant Arrhythmia as the First Manifestation of Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome: A Case with Minimal Preexcitation on Electrocardiography

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10.7727/wimj.2012.084
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672–4
 
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03 Sep, 2012
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014

Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmia and Brugada Syndrome: A Case of Atrial Fibrillation and Brugada Syndrome in a Young Patient Without Structural Heart Disease

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222–5

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e-Published: 02 Oct, 2013

Postoperative Tetralogy of Fallot with Concomitant Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia

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