C-reactive protein and left atrial appendage velocity are independent determinants of the risk of thrombogenesis in patients with atrial fibrillation.

@article{Cianfrocca2010CreactivePA,
  title={C-reactive protein and left atrial appendage velocity are independent determinants of the risk of thrombogenesis in patients with atrial fibrillation.},
  author={Cinzia Cianfrocca and Maria Luisa Loricchio and Francesco Pelliccia and Vincenzo Pasceri and Antonio Auriti and Leopoldo Bianconi and Vincenzo Guido and Giuseppe M.C. Rosano and Giuseppe Mercuro and Massimo Santini},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={142 1},
  pages={22-8}
}
BACKGROUND The association between inflammatory status and thrombosis in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is unclear. We studied the correlation between inflammation and the risk of thrombogenesis in patients with AF and the relationship of inflammation with other factors associated with thrombotic risk. METHODS We studied 150 consecutive patients (69 men, age 65+/-12 years) with persistent non-valvular AF who had transesophageal echocardiography prior to cardioversion. Patients… CONTINUE READING

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