Evaluation of left atrial appendage anatomy and function in recent-onset atrial fibrillation by transesophageal echocardiography.


Data regarding left atrial (LA) and LA appendage anatomy and function among patients with newly recognized atrial fibrillation (AF) who have not received long-term warfarin are currently unknown. To identify echocardiographic indexes which characterize those at increased risk for thrombus formation, we analyzed transesophageal echocardiographic studies in… (More)