Permanent atrial fibrillation

AF that cannot be successfully terminated by cardioversion, and longstanding (more than 1 year) AF, where cardioversion is not indicated or has not… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Dronedarone restores sinus rhythm and reduces hospitalization or death in intermittent atrial fibrillation. It also… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
AIMS On the basis of the current knowledge, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) cannot be recommended as a first-line… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Rate control is often the therapy of choice for atrial fibrillation. Guidelines recommend strict rate control, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
AIMS Knowledge about stroke risk in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PxAF) is limited. Although current guideline recommendations… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
AIMS Obesity has been shown to be a risk factor for first atrial fibrillation (AF), but whether it is associated with progression… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The long-term natural history of lone atrial fibrillation is unknown. Our objective was to determine the rate and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Whether a complete Cox-maze procedure is needed to ablate permanent atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Atrial fibrillation is associated with increased expression of ventricular myosin isoforms in atrial myocardium, regarded as part… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND A simplified alternative to the Cox maze procedure to treat atrial fibrillation with epicardial high-intensity focused… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Remodeling occurs in both ventricle and atrium in dilated cardiomyopathy and heart failure. However, the alteration of… (More)
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