Effect of atrial fibrillation on pulmonary venous flow patterns assessed by Doppler transesophageal echocardiography.

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STUDY OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of atrial fibrillation (AF) on pulmonary venous flow (PVF) patterns in a cohort with nonrheumatic AF. DESIGN AND SETTINGS A prospective and controlled study undertaken at a tertiary referral medical center. PATIENTS AND MEASUREMENTS The echocardiographic parameters of left superior PVF as assessed by Doppler… (More)

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@article{Chao2000EffectOA, title={Effect of atrial fibrillation on pulmonary venous flow patterns assessed by Doppler transesophageal echocardiography.}, author={Taina H. Chao and L. M. Tsai and Wen-Chen Tsai and Y Li and Lu Jian Lin and J Chen}, journal={Chest}, year={2000}, volume={117 6}, pages={1546-50} }