Oxidative stress on pulmonary vein and left atrium arrhythmogenesis.


BACKGROUND Oxidative stress and pulmonary veins (PVs) play critical roles in the pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation. The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether oxidative stress and antioxidant agents can change the electrophysiological characteristics of the left atrium (LA) and PVs. METHODS AND RESULTS Conventional microelectrodes… (More)


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@article{Lin2010OxidativeSO, title={Oxidative stress on pulmonary vein and left atrium arrhythmogenesis.}, author={Yung-Kuo Lin and Feng-Zhi Lin and Yao-Chang Chen and Chen-Chuan Cheng and Cheng-I Lin and Yi-Jen Chen and Shih-Ann Chen}, journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society}, year={2010}, volume={74 8}, pages={1547-56} }