Impact of Premature Atrial Contractions in Atrial Fibrillation

@article{Jensen2004ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of Premature Atrial Contractions in Atrial Fibrillation},
  author={Thomas J. Jensen and Jens Haarbo and Steen Pehrson and B. Thomsen},
  journal={Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={27}
}
In spite of the increasing knowledge about paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF), details on mode of initiation in unselected patients are scarce. This paper focuses on trigger mechanisms of spontaneous onset of AF in consecutive patients with PAF. One hundred eight consecutive patients with two or more ECG documented AF episodes within the previous year had a 24‐hours Holter recording performed. All AF episodes (n = 157) were reviewed and, within the last 10 beats prior to AF initiation. PP… 
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