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Left atrial remodeling in acute anterior myocardial infarction.

Authors
  • Bozkurt, Engin
  • Arslan, Sakir
  • Acikel, Mahmut
  • Erol, Mustafa Kemal
  • Gurlertop, Yekta
  • Yilmaz, Mustafa
  • Koca, Harun
  • Atesal, Sebahattin
Type
Published Article
Journal
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2007
Volume
24
Issue
3
Pages
243–251
Identifiers
PMID: 17313635
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An increase in the diameter, volume, and dimensions of LA during atrial remodeling was detected. LA passive emptying fraction was found to decrease, whereas atrial active emptying function was found to increase to compensate for this change.

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