Atrial myocardial deformation properties are temporarily reduced after cardioversion for atrial fibrillation and correlate well with left atrial appendage function

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Kaya E. B., Tokgozoglu L., AYTEMİR K., KOCABAŞ U., Tulumen E., DEVECİ O. S., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, vol.9, no.4, pp.472-477, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Aim This study was conducted to evaluate whether left atrial strain and strain rate correlate well with transesophageal parameters of stunning after atrial fibrillation.