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Vol 10, No 5 (2015)
Review of Literature
Published online: 2015-10-28
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Summary of current literature: anemia and diastolic dysfunction as risk factors associated with atrial fibrillation

Maciej Krzysztof Kluk
DOI: 10.5603/FC.2015.0072
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Folia Cardiologica 2015;10(5):391-393.

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Vol 10, No 5 (2015)
Review of Literature
Published online: 2015-10-28

Abstract

In this current summary of scientific literature it has been presented two articles concentrated on risk factors associated with atrial fibrillation. Anemia increases the risk of adverse cardiovascular events in patients with arrythmia, whereas diastolic dysfunction, especially left atrium diameter, is a risk factor for occurence of arrythmia in the future.

Abstract

In this current summary of scientific literature it has been presented two articles concentrated on risk factors associated with atrial fibrillation. Anemia increases the risk of adverse cardiovascular events in patients with arrythmia, whereas diastolic dysfunction, especially left atrium diameter, is a risk factor for occurence of arrythmia in the future.

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Keywords

atrial fibrillation, risk factors, anemia, diastolic dysfunction, left atrium diameter

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Title

Summary of current literature: anemia and diastolic dysfunction as risk factors associated with atrial fibrillation

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 10, No 5 (2015)

Pages

391-393

Published online

2015-10-28

DOI

10.5603/FC.2015.0072

Bibliographic record

Folia Cardiologica 2015;10(5):391-393.

Keywords

atrial fibrillation
risk factors
anemia
diastolic dysfunction
left atrium diameter

Authors

Maciej Krzysztof Kluk

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