Left atrial structure

Known as: Atrium, Left, HEART, LEFT ATRIUM, atrium left 
One of four chambers of the heart, which receives blood from the pulmonary veins and pumps blood through the mitral valve into the left ventricle.

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with diffuse left atrial fibrosis and a reduction in endocardial voltage. These… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation is becoming widely practiced. METHODS AND RESULTS Two patients… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Clinically, chronic atrial dilatation is associated with an increased incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF), but the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Segmental ostial catheter ablation (SOCA) to isolate the pulmonary veins (PVs) and left atrial catheter ablation (LACA… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND There are two approaches to the treatment of atrial fibrillation: one is cardioversion and treatment with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The pulmonary veins (PVs) and surrounding ostial areas frequently house focal triggers or reentrant circuits critical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The extent of ostial ablation necessary to electrically disconnect the pulmonary vein (PV) myocardial extensions that… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation, the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and a major cause of stroke, results from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Despite the clinical importance of atrial fibrillation (AF), the development of chronic nonvalvular AF models has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We evaluated 147 patients with adequate color Doppler and angiographic studies for mitral regurgitation. Sixty-five patients had… (More)
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