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Usefulness of percutaneous balloon mitral commissurotomy in preventing the development of atrial fibrillation in patients with mitral stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15050505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A prospective cohort of patients with mitral stenosis and no history of atrial arrhythmias showed no decrease in the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) after successful versus unsuccessful Inoue balloon percutaneous balloon mitral valve commissurotomy. Advanced age and left atrial dimension best predicted which patients developed AF during follow-up, whereas percutaneous balloon mitral valve commissurotomy procedural success and left atrial pressure reduction did not have an impact on incidence of AF.
Authors:
Richard A Krasuski; Manish D Assar; Andrew Wang; Katherine B Kisslo; Cynthia Pierce; J Kevin Harrison; Thomas M Bashore
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-30     Completed Date:  2004-04-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  936-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force, Lackland AFB, Texas 78236, USA. richard.krasuski@lackland.af.mil
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Atrial Fibrillation / etiology*,  prevention & control*,  ultrasonography
Balloon Dilatation*
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve / physiopathology,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Mitral Valve Stenosis / complications*,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Prospective Studies

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