publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

HYPERTHYROIDISM AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Niteen Deshpande; Parag Rahatekar;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2017 Journal: Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology, volume 13, pages 398-402 (issn: 1819-6446, eissn: 2225-3653, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Stolichnaya Izdatelskaya Kompaniyaizdat
Abstract
Review on a problem of the development of atrial fibrillation in patients with thyrotoxicosis is presented. Thyrotoxicosis is one of the most frequent endocrine diseases, conceding only to a diabetes mellitus. The most frequent reasons of hyperthyroidism are Graves’ disease and functional thyroid autonomy. The authors give an analysis of data on the cardiac effects of thyrotoxicosis, features of heart remodeling under the influence of thyroid hyperfunction, prevalence of atrial fibrillation in thyrotoxicosis, depending on age, as well as the possibility of restoring sinus rhythm in the combination of these diseases. Particular attention is paid to the effect on ...
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free text keywords: thyrotoxicosis, thyrotoxic cardiomyopathy, Subclinical infection, Diastole, Atrial fibrillation, medicine.disease, medicine, Left ventricular hypertrophy, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Cardiology, Sinus rhythm, business.industry, business, Thyroid, medicine.anatomical_structure, Iodine deficiency, Heart disorder, lcsh:Therapeutics. Pharmacology, lcsh:RM1-950, lcsh:Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system, lcsh:RC666-701
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