Echocardiographic findings associated with atrial fibrillation in 1,699 patients aged >60 years

Wilbert S. Aronow, Chul Ahn, Itzhak Kronzon

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Abstract

In the present study, elderly patients with chronic atrial fibrillation had a 2.9 times higher prevalence of left atrial enlargement, a 2.0 times higher prevalence of LV hypertrophy, and a 2.5 times higher prevalence of abnormal LV ejection fraction than elderly patients with sinus rhythm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1191-1192
Number of pages2
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Volume76
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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