atrial fibrillation

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Noun1.atrial fibrillation - fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heartatrial fibrillation - fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
fibrillation - muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
fibrillazione atriale
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Value of routine Holter monitoring for the detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with cerebral ischemic events.
Comparison of pulmonary vein isolation using cryoballoon artic front advance versus contact force-guided radio frequency for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
antiarrhythmic drugs as first-line treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (RAAFT-2): A randomized trial.
It also shows an excellent one year arrhythmia-free survival even when accounting for the continuous monitoring strategy, the inclusion of very dilated left atria and the exclusion of patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation may also cause moderate natriuretic peptide increases reflecting atrial dysfunction, even in the absence of ventricular dysfunction (4).
Most of the patients are with permanent atrial fibrillation (172 cases, 92,47 %), 123 females, 71,51 % and 49 males, 28,49 % and only 14 cases, 7,53 % are with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, 6 females, 42,86 % and 8 males, 57,14 %.
P wave dispersion can be used to predict idiopathic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Signal-averaged P-wave duration and risk of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in hyperthyroidism.
Previous studies have shown that women may have higher heart rates during AFib, may be more likely to have frequent attacks, may be more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke because of the condition, and may have longer episodes of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (the kind that stops and starts on its own during a seven-day period).
Radiofrequency ablation and drug therapy produced similar overall reductions in atrial fibrillation burden during 2 years of follow-up in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, in a randomized trial with 294 patients.
The effectiveness of the drug combination in humans with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is currently being tested in a clinical trial named Harmony.
The study confirmed a 2008 report that found 13 of 56 patients (23 percent) whose heart rhythms were measured by automated monitors for 21 days had intermittent, or paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF).