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Chronic atrial fibrillation

Known as: Chronic AF, Chronic AFib 
A disorder characterized by a long standing and persistent uncoordinated atrial myocardium activation due to multiple reentry circuits with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND We conducted a randomized, controlled trial of circumferential pulmonary-vein ablation for the treatment of chronic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
STUDY OBJECTIVES The relative risks and benefits of strategies of rate control vs rhythm control in patients with atrial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND One third of chronic heart failure patients have major intraventricular conduction and uncoordinated ventricular… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a ubiquitous yet diverse cardiac arrhythmia whose incidence increases with age; with most forms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) is characterized by decreased atrial contractility, shortened action potential duration, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Chronic atrial fibrillation is associated with a shortening of the atrial action potential duration and atrial refractory period… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
On the basis of the known electrophysiologic mechanisms of atrial fibrillation, multiple surgical procedures were designed and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Chronic atrial fibrillation without valvular disease has been associated with increased stroke incidence. The impact of atrial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
In the Framingham Study 2325 men and 2866 women 30 to 62 years old at entry were followed biennially over 22 years for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) as a precursor of stroke was assessed over 24 years of follow-up of the general population… Expand
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