Int J Cardiol 2021 05 3;331:100-105. Epub 2021 Feb 3.
Heart Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Cardiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Electronic address:
Background: Binge drinking is a common atrial fibrillation (AF) trigger, however the mechanisms are poorly understood.
Objective: To investigate the effects of alcohol intoxication and hangover with rhythm monitoring and cardiac MRI.
Methods: Patients underwent serial cardiac MRI pre- and post-binge with continuous Holter monitoring. Read More