Galectin-3 as a marker of interstitial atrial remodelling involved in atrial fibrillation

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Hernández-Romero, Diana ; Vílchez, Juan Antonio ; Lahoz, Álvaro ; Romero-Aniorte, Ana I. ; Jover, Eva ; García-Alberola, Arcadio ; Jara-Rubio, Rubén ; Martínez, Carlos M. ; Valdés, Mariano ; Marín, Francisco (2017)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 7 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep40378, pmc: PMC5228133
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system

Remodelling in the atria could appear as a result of hypertension, diabetes or ischaemic heart disease. Galectin-3 (Gal-3) is a mediator of profibrotic pathways and a potential biomarker of cardiac remodelling. We prospectively recruited consecutive patients undergoing ... View more
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