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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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Review
2017
Review
2017
INTRODUCTION/AIM Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (V-A ECMO) support is increasingly used in refractory… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The left atrium is considered a biomarker for adverse cardiovascular outcomes, particularly in patients with left ventricular… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The assessment of left ventricular (LV) diastolic function should be an integral part of a routine examination, particularly in… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES We sought to test the hypothesis that complex fractionated electrograms (CFAEs) recorded during atrial fibrillation… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The pulmonary veins (PVs) have been demonstrated to often play an important role in generating atrial fibrillation (AF… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The left atrial appendage (LAA) is derived from the left wall of the primary atrium, which forms during the fourth week of… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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