Short stature and ischemic stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: new insight into the old observation.

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BACKGROUND For decades, repeated epidemiologic observations have been made regarding the inverse relationship between stature and cardiovascular disease, including stroke. However, the concept has not been fully evaluated in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). We investigated whether patient's height is associated with ischemic stroke in patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.04.154

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@article{Moon2014ShortSA, title={Short stature and ischemic stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: new insight into the old observation.}, author={Jeonggeun Moon and Hye-Jeong Lee and Young Jin Kim and Jong Youn Kim and Hui-Nam Pak and J W Ha and Moon-hyoung Lee and Boyoung Joung}, journal={International journal of cardiology}, year={2014}, volume={174 3}, pages={541-4} }