Metabolic syndrome in patients with atrial fibrillation in the absence of structural heart disease from a tertiary hospital in China.

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BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and atrial fibrillation (AF) are causally related. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of MetS in patients with AF in the absence of structural heart disease from a tertiary hospital in China. METHODS In a single center, 741 inpatients with AF in the absence of structural heart disease prior to catheter… (More)

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@article{Tang2009MetabolicSI, title={Metabolic syndrome in patients with atrial fibrillation in the absence of structural heart disease from a tertiary hospital in China.}, author={R. Tang and Ling-yun Gao and Jian-zeng Dong and Xiao-Hui Liu and Xing-Peng Liu and Jia-hui Wu and De-yong Long and Rong-hui Yu and X. N. Du and Changsheng Ma}, journal={Chinese medical journal}, year={2009}, volume={122 22}, pages={2744-7} }