It is known that type 2 diabetic patients are at high risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the early echocardiographic determinants of AF vulnerability in this patient population remain poorly known.

Early impairment in left ventricular longitudinal systolic function is associated with an increased risk of incident atrial fibrillation in patients with type 2 diabetes

Mantovani, Alessandro;ZOPPINI, Giacomo;BARBIERI, Enrico;TARGHER, Giovanni
2017-01-01

Abstract

It is known that type 2 diabetic patients are at high risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the early echocardiographic determinants of AF vulnerability in this patient population remain poorly known.
Atrial fibrillation; Echocardiography; Global longitudinal strain; Risk factors; Type 2 diabetes
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