JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, vol.49, no.7, pp.667-673, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
hypertension, left atrial mechanical function, left atrium, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, two-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography, TASK-FORCE, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, FIBRILLATION, GUIDELINES, RISK
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
Background Studies have shown that subclinical left atrial (LA) dysfunction can be diagnosed with two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography (2D-STE). Although low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, recent studies have reported a paradoxical relationship between LDL-C level and atrial fibrillation. In this study, we investigated the relationship between LDL-C levels and LA function.