Predictors of Future Atrial Fibrillation Development in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Prospective Follow-Up Study.

Tuluce K., Tuluce S. Y., EREN N. K., Kocabas U., Akcay F. A., Gunduz R., ...More

Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.), vol.33, no.3, pp.379-85, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/echo.13093
  • Journal Name: Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.379-85
  • Keywords: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, atrial functions, atrial fibrillation, brain natriuretic peptide, P-wave dispersion, NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE LEVELS, SINUS RHYTHM, NT-PROBNP, RISK, ASSOCIATION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


BackgroundWe evaluated whether left atrial (LA) phasic functions, P-wave dispersion (PWD), and plasma NT-proBNP levels could predict future development of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).