P Wave Duration And Dispersion In Patients With Hyperthyroidism And The Short-term Effects Of Antithyroid Treatment

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Guntekin, Unal; Gunes, Yilmaz; Simsek, Hakki; Tuncer, Mustafa; Arslan, Sevket;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal,volume 9,issue 5,pages251-259 (issn: 0972-6292, eissn: 0972-6292)
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  • Subject: Original Article | atrial fibrillation | RC666-701 | Hyperthyroidism | P wave dispersion | propylthiouracil | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases

Background: Prolonged P wave duration and P wave dispersion (PWD) have been associated with an increased risk for atrial fibrillation (AF). Hyperthytodism is a frequent cause of atrial fibrillation (AF). Methods: Forty-two patients with newly diagnosed overt hyperthyroi... View more
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