High sensitivity CRP levels predict atrial tachyarrhythmias in rheumatic mitral stenosis


Ucer E., Gungor B., Erdinler I. C. , Akyol A. , Alper A. T. , Eksik A., ...Daha Fazla

ANNALS OF NONINVASIVE ELECTROCARDIOLOGY, cilt.13, ss.31-38, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1542-474x.2007.00198.x
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF NONINVASIVE ELECTROCARDIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.31-38

Özet

Background: The different levels of inflammation in rheumatic mitral stenosis determine its clinical consequences. Atrial fibrillation is frequently encountered in mitral stenosis, though the independent role of chronic inflammation in determining atrial tachyarrhythmia occurrence in rheumatic heart disease has not been demonstrated previously.