[Atrial fibrillation in Graves' disease].

Abstract

Heart is easy to be affected by the abnormal thyroid function because cardiac muscle cells have many thyroid hormone receptors. In addition, thyroid hormone goes higher sensitivity to sympathetic nerve as it increases the number of myocardial beta receptor. Therefore, when the thyroid hormone is excessive value, tachycardia and atrial fibrillation may occur… (More)

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