P-wave dispersion and atrial electromechanical delay in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

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Kafes H., AÇAR B. , Asarcikli L., Gucuk E., Kilic Z. M. Y. , Tufekcioglu O.

COR ET VASA, cilt.61, ss.459-463, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 61 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.33678/cor.2019.035
  • Dergi Adı: COR ET VASA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.459-463


Background: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory diseases that occur with excessive immune response against various antigens or environmental factors in sensitive individuals. Atrial electro-mechanic delay (EMD) was suggested as an early marker of atrial fibrillation in previous studies. The objectives of this study were to evaluate atrial electromechanical properties measured by tissue doppler imaging and simultaneous electrocardiography (ECG) tracing in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.