Factors associated with atrial fibrillation in rheumatic mitral stenosis.

@article{Pourafkari2015FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with atrial fibrillation in rheumatic mitral stenosis.},
  author={Leili Pourafkari and S. R. Ghaffari and George R. Bancroft and Arezou Tajlil and Nader D Nader},
  journal={Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={17-23}
}
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation is a complication of mitral valve stenosis that causes several adverse neurologic outcomes. Our objective was to establish a mathematical model to predict the risk of atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral stenosis. METHODS Of 819 patients with mitral stenosis who were screened, 603 were enrolled in the study and… CONTINUE READING