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The potential for thromboembolism in atrial flutter (AFL) is different from atrial fibrillation. AFL cycle length (AFL-CL) may be related to reduced left atrial appendage (LAA) function. Very rapid AFL-CL can lead to mechanical and electrophysiological disorders that contribute to lower LAA emptying velocity (LAEV). The aim of this study is to relate atrial flutter cycle length with LAEV and its role in thrombogenesis.
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Name: Journal of electrocardiology
The aim of this study was to study the risk of death and development of arrhythmia and/or subsequently heart failure after an atrial flutter ablation procedure compared with an atrial fibrillation (AF...
A pregnant female presented at 37 weeks of gestation in labor. The fetus was noted to be tachycardic on fetal monitor. Postnatally, the male neonate was still noted to be tachycardic with heart rates...
Current guidelines support treating atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL) as equivalent risk factors for ischemic stroke stratified by CHA2DS2-VASc scores, recommending anticoagulation the...
Today, catheter ablation is a widely used treatment for atrial fibrillation (AF) and atrial flutter (AFL). Knowledge on long-term patient-reported outcomes and readmissions is lacking and is warranted...
A 67-year-old woman with a history of persistent atrial fibrillation and status post pulmonary vein (PV) isolation and Box ablation isolating the left atrial posterior wall (LAPW), underwent electroph...
The primary objective is to provide additional corroborative safety and efficacy data for the Navistar Thermocool catheter for the treatment of subjects with typical atrial flutter (AFL).
A clinical randomized trial to evaluate if CF guided Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA) to a specific of LSI in atrial flutter i superior to standard RFA.
This study will attempt to demonstrate the effectiveness of RSD1235 in the conversion of atrial flutter (AFL) to sinus rhythm.
The hypothesis of the present study is to evaluate cryoablation(cooling of the tissue) as standard therapy of common atrial flutter,focusing on efficacy, feasibility, procedure time, and p...
Porous tip catheter use reduces procedure time and RF time in atrial flutter ablation with the same safety.
Rapid, irregular atrial contractions caused by a block of electrical impulse conduction in the right atrium and a reentrant wave front traveling up the inter-atrial septum and down the right atrial free wall or vice versa. Unlike ATRIAL FIBRILLATION which is caused by abnormal impulse generation, typical atrial flutter is caused by abnormal impulse conduction. As in atrial fibrillation, patients with atrial flutter cannot effectively pump blood into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES).
Impaired or delayed impulse conduction between the right and left HEART ATRIA. Advanced interatrial blocks are often associated with arrhythmias (e.g., ATRIAL FLUTTER; and ATRIAL FIBRILLATION), direct conduction block via the Bachmann's bundle and concomitant left atrial enlargement. Syndrome of advanced interatrial block associated with SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA is referred to as Bayes syndrome.
A potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmia characterized by an extremely rapid, hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia (150-300 beats/min) with a large oscillating sine-wave appearance. If untreated, ventricular flutter typically progresses to VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION.
Long-term changes in the electrophysiological parameters and/or anatomical structures of the HEART ATRIA that result from prolonged changes in atrial rate, often associated with ATRIAL FIBRILLATION or long periods of intense EXERCISE.
A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature atrial contractions or beats caused by signals originating from ectopic atrial sites. The ectopic signals may or may not conduct to the HEART VENTRICLES. Atrial premature complexes are characterized by premature P waves on ECG which are different in configuration from the P waves generated by the normal pacemaker complex in the SINOATRIAL NODE.