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Heart Atrium

Known as: Atrium, Atria of Heart, Cardiac Atrium 
The paired upper chambers of the heart. The left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary vein and pumps blood into the left ventricle… 
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Authors/Task Force Members: Paulus Kirchhof* (Chairperson) (UK/Germany) Stefano Benussi* (Co-Chairperson) (Switzerland), Dipak… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD, FACC, FAHA, Chair Jonathan L. Halperin, MD, FACC, FAHA, Chair-Elect Nancy M. Albert, PhD, RN, FAHA… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Vitamin K antagonists are highly effective in preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation but have several… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The use of warfarin reduces the rate of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation but requires frequent… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
BACKGROUND Contemporary clinical risk stratification schemata for predicting stroke and thromboembolism (TE) in patients with… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Warfarin reduces the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation but increases the risk of hemorrhage and is… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Abstract Objective: To determine the effects of antiplatelet therapy among patients at high risk of occlusive vascular events… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia in elderly persons and a potent risk factor for stroke. However, recent… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation, the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and a major cause of stroke, results from… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The impact of nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation, hypertension, coronary heart disease, and cardiac failure on stroke incidence was…