Novel fibro-inflammation markers in assessing left atrial remodeling in non-valvular atrial fibrillation

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Sonmez O., Ertem F. U. , Vatankulu M. A. , Erdogan E., Tasal A., Kucukbuzcu S., ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.20, pp.463-470, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.890635
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.463-470


Background: Structural remodeling is associated with the fibroinflammatory process in the atrial extracellular matrix. In the present study we aimed to investigate whether serum levels of new circulating remodeling markers differ in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) compared to patients with sinus rhythm.