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Title: Arterial stiffness a marker or a mediator of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in essential hypertension?
Authors: Skiadas, Ioannis P. 
Tsioufis, Costas P. 
Vagena, I. 
Veioglanis, Stylianos 
Papoutsis, Dimitrios 
Stefanadis, Christodoulos I. 
Kallikazaros, Ioannis E. 
Sarafis, Pavlos 
Major Field of Science: Medical and Health Sciences
Field Category: Clinical Medicine
Keywords: Atrial fibrillation;Essential hypertension;Arterial stiffness
Issue Date: 1-Sep-2010
Source: European Heart Journal, 2010, vol. 31, suppl. 1, pp. 246
Volume: 31
Start page: 246
Journal: European Heart Journal 
Abstract: The structural and functional characteristics of the vasculature plays an important role in the pathopysiology of hypertension and its complications. Moreover, the sequels of essential hypertension on rhythm disturbances is currently under vigorous investigation as an unexplored topic. Thus, the present study was conducted to investigate the contribution of the elasticity status of the great vessels to the genesis of atrial fibrillation in hypertensives.
ISSN: 1522-9645
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehq287
Rights: © European Society of Cardiology
Type: Article
Affiliation : Hippokration General Hospital 
Attikon University Hospital 
Cyprus University of Technology 
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