|Plasma C-reactive protein is not related to sinus non-conversion by maze procedure adjunct to mitral valve surgery.|
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|PMID: 22960329 Owner: NLM Status: MEDLINE|
|In Framingham cohort study, C-reactive protein was not associated with incident atrial fibrillation (AF) after adjustment for left atrial size. This study examined whether levels of plasma inflammatory markers would be significant risk factors for failed maze procedure for AF. This study enrolled 88 patients with mitral valve disease undergoing valve surgery (n=32, sinus control group) or concomitant maze procedure for persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) (n=56, AF group). The mean follow-up in the AF group was 55.0 ± 17.5 months. The AF and sinus control groups did not differ in preoperative levels of C-reactive protein (p=0.636). In the AF group receiving maze procedure, the sinus conversion (n=37) and non-conversion (n=19) groups did not significantly differ in preoperative levels of interleukin-6 (p=0.607) and tumor necrosis factor-α (p=0.379). In multivariate analysis after adjustment for preoperative plasma inflammatory markers, independent factors associated with sinus conversion were AF duration (p=0.003), and left atrial area (p=0.014). In conclusion, plasma inflammatory markers are not associated with sinus non-conversion by radiofrequency maze procedure.|
|Chien-Jen Chen; Wen-Hao Liu; Jen-Ping Chang; Wan-Chun Ho; Yung-Lung Chen; Chih-Yuan Fang; Mien-Cheng Chen|
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|Type: Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't|
|Title: Disease markers Volume: 33 ISSN: 1875-8630 ISO Abbreviation: Dis. Markers Publication Date: 2012|
|Created Date: 2012-10-01 Completed Date: 2013-01-29 Revised Date: 2013-12-11|
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|Nlm Unique ID: 8604127 Medline TA: Dis Markers Country: Netherlands|
|Languages: eng Pagination: 119-26 Citation Subset: IM|
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Atrial Fibrillation / blood, complications, surgery*
Biological Markers / blood
C-Reactive Protein / metabolism*
Catheter Ablation / methods*
Heart Valve Diseases / complications, surgery*
Inflammation / blood
Mitral Valve / surgery*
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Journal ID (nlm-ta): Dis Markers
Journal ID (iso-abbrev): Dis. Markers
Journal ID (publisher-id): DM
Publisher: IOS Press
Copyright © 2012 Hindawi Publishing Corporation.
Received Day: 16 Month: 7 Year: 2012
Accepted Day: 16 Month: 7 Year: 2012
Print publication date: Year: 2012
Electronic publication date: Day: 28 Month: 9 Year: 2012
Volume: 33 Issue: 3
First Page: 119 Last Page: 126
PubMed Id: 22960329
Article Id: 429870
|Plasma C-Reactive Protein Is Not Related to Sinus Non-Conversion by Maze Procedure Adjunct to Mitral Valve Surgery|
1Division of Cardiology and Department of Internal MedicineKaohsiungTaiwanChina
2Division of Cardiovascular SurgeryKaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of MedicineKaohsiungTaiwanChina
|Correspondence: *Mien-Cheng Chen: email@example.com
Keywords: Atrial fibrillation, inflammation, maze procedure, mitral valve surgery.
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