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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.890635
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.463-470
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

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.