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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The mechanisms of chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) are not well understood. We performed epicardial mapping of chronic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The chronic care model is a guide to higher-quality chronic illness management within primary care. The model predicts that… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
A trial fibrillation (AF) is a ubiquitous yet diverse cardiac arrhythmia whose incidence increases with age; with most forms of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
INTRODUCTION We assessed the mode of reinitiation of atrial fibrillation (AF) after cardioversion and the efficacy of ablating… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To determine whether chronic atrial fibrillation is associated with abnormalities in plasma fibrinogen, von Willebrand… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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