Detection of myocardial injury after internal cardioversion for atrial fibrillation


Gorenek B., Kudaiberdieva G., Goktekin O., Cavusoglu Y., Birdane A., Ata N., ...More

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.20, no.2, pp.165-168, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.165-168
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Cardiac troponin levels do not rise to marked levels after external cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. Subsequent test discharges during implantation of cardioverter defibrillators may cause an elevation of cardiac troponin levels, but are still controversial.