Journal of electrocardiology, vol.61, pp.18-22, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Journal of electrocardiology
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Interatrial block, Hypertension, Epicardial fat tissue, ATRIAL-FIBRILLATION, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK, PERICARDIAL FAT, LIPID-LEVELS, ASSOCIATION, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, INFLAMMATION, RECURRENCE, SUBSTRATE
Background: Recent studies demonstrated that epicardial fat tissue (EFT) was associated with prevalent AF and recurrences following the catheter ablation. We evaluated the value of EFT for the prediction of advanced interatrial block (a-IAB) in the surface electrocardiography (ECG) among hypertensive patients.