The effect of statin treatment on P-wave characteristics and atrial conduction time

TAÇOY G., Akboga M. K., Yayla C., Akyel A., TÜRKOĞLU S., Ozdemir M., ...More

KARDIOLOGIA POLSKA, vol.73, no.9, pp.747-752, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/kp.a2015.0090
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.747-752
  • Keywords: atrial fibrillation, echocardiography, statins, atrial conduction time, P-wave, LIPID-LOWERING DRUGS, FIBRILLATION, RISK, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, INTRAATRIAL, RECURRENCE, DISPERSION, DELAY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background and aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of statin treatment on P-wave morphology, dispersion, and tissue Doppler imaging-derived atrial conduction time (PA-TDI), which are known to be predictors of atrial fibrillation (AF).