paroxysmal atrial fibrillation


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paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Intermittent episodes of atrial fibrillation.
See also: fibrillation
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Gialafos, "P-wave dispersion: a novel predictor of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation," Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology, vol.
Catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation initiated by non-pulmonary vein ectopy.
P wave dispersion on 12-lead electrocardiography in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2000; 23: 1109-12.
Prediction of transition to chronic atrial fibrillation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation by signal-averaged electrocardiography: a prospective study.
Veillard et al., "Left atrial function assessed by trans-thoracic echocardiography in patients treated by ablation for a lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation," European Journal of Echocardiography, vol.
P-wave dispersion: a novel predictor of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol.
Previous studies have shown that women may have higher heart rates during AFib, may be more likely to have frequent attacks, may be more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke because of the condition, and may have longer episodes of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (the kind that stops and starts on its own during a seven-day period).
Radiofrequency ablation and drug therapy produced similar overall reductions in atrial fibrillation burden during 2 years of follow-up in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, in a randomized trial with 294 patients.
The effectiveness of the drug combination in humans with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation is currently being tested in a clinical trial named Harmony.
The study confirmed a 2008 report that found 13 of 56 patients (23 percent) whose heart rhythms were measured by automated monitors for 21 days had intermittent, or paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF).