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Relationship between clinical and echocardiography-derived parameters and atrial activation as measured by the P-wave signal-averaged electrocardiogram.
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PMID:  12132287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: There is a significant relationship between signal averaged P-wave duration and age. This may be due to increased atrial fibrosis in elderly subjects. These data should be considered when signal-averaged P wave duration is used as a risk stratifier in patients prone to atrial fibrillation.
J R Ehrlich; K Steul; K Schadow; S Breuer; S H Hohnloser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zeitschrift für Kardiologie     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0300-5860     ISO Abbreviation:  Z Kardiol     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-22     Completed Date:  2002-10-16     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0360430     Medline TA:  Z Kardiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  404-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
J.-W.-Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt Medizinische Klinik IV Abteilung für Kardiologie Theodor-Stern-Kai 7 60599 Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Aged, 80 and over
Atrial Fibrillation / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Heart Atria / pathology,  physiopathology
Hemodynamics / physiology
Middle Aged
Risk Factors
Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted
Erratum In:
Z Kardiol 2002 Jun;91(6):517

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