Int J Cardiol 2022 May 23. Epub 2022 May 23.
CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Maastricht University, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands.; Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands.; Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.; Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia.; Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.. Electronic address:
Background: To identify the association between comorbidities and left atrial (LA) and right atrial (RA) function in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF).
Methods: This is a cross-sectional study. Speckle-tracking echocardiography was performed in 344 patients with paroxysmal AF at baseline, and available in 298 patients after 1-year follow-up. Read More