Variables correlated with early relapses after external electrical cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation.

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to identify the clinical and echocardiographic variables possibly correlated with the early relapses of atrial fibrillation (AF) after external electrical cardioversion (EC) in a large cohort of patients with persistent AF. METHODS Two hundred patients (117 males, 83 females, mean age 67.9 +/- 8.7 years) with… (More)

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@article{Bertaglia2003VariablesCW, title={Variables correlated with early relapses after external electrical cardioversion of persistent atrial fibrillation.}, author={Emanuele Bertaglia and Franco Zoppo and Nicola Pellizzari and Francesca Zerbo and Marco Michieletto and Daniele D'este and Pietro Pascotto}, journal={Italian heart journal : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology}, year={2003}, volume={4 8}, pages={532-6} }