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Publication Name World Journal of Cardiology
Manuscript ID 20421
Country/Territory Greece
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ISSN 1949-8462 (online)
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Category Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Prediction of atrial fibrillation development and progression: current perspectives
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Konstantinos Vlachos, Konstantinos P Letsas, Panagiotis Korantzopoulos, Tong Liu, Stamatis Georgopoulos, Athanasios Bakalakos, Nikolaos Karamichalakis, Sotirios Xydonas, Michael Efremidis and Antonios Sideris
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Corresponding Author Konstantinos P Letsas, MD, FESC, Second Department of Cardiology, Laboratory of Cardiac Electrophysiology, “Evangelismos” General Hospital of Athens, 45-47 Ipsilantou Street, 10676 Athens, Greece. k.letsas@gmail.com
Key Words Atrial fibrillation; Development; Progression; Risk factors; Inflammation; Fibrosis
Core Tip Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a progressive disease associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Preven-tion of arrhythmia progression is therefore of paramount importance. An intense rhythm control strategy will prevent structural and electrical remodelling. The modifi-cation of common risk factors of AF development and progression such as hypertension, obesity, and sleep apnoea should be additionally considered. Emerging risk factors such as inflammation and fibrosis will guide the therapeutic approach in the future.
Publish Date 2016-03-22 10:41
Citation Vlachos K, Letsas KP, Korantzopoulos P, Liu T, Georgopoulos S, Bakalakos A, Karamichalakis N, Xydonas S, Efremidis M, Sideris A. Prediction of atrial fibrillation development and progression: current perspectives. World J Cardiol 2016; 8(3): 267-276
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8462/full/v8/i3/267.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4330/wjc.v8.i3.267
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Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 20421-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 20421-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 20421-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
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