Assessment of left atrial volume: a focus on echocardiographic methods and clinical implications.

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Assessment of left atrial volume: a focus on echocardiographic methods and clinical implications. / Khoo, Chee; Krishnamoorthy, Suresh; Lim, Hoong; Lip, Gregory.

In: Clinical Research in Cardiology, Vol. 100, No. 2, 01.02.2011, p. 97-105.

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title = "Assessment of left atrial volume: a focus on echocardiographic methods and clinical implications.",
abstract = "Left atrial enlargement is an important predictor of cardiovascular events such as atrial fibrillation, stroke, heart failure and mortality. A number of methods of left atrial size assessment by echocardiography have been reported, from the simple antero-posterior diameter in the parasternal long axis view to the more complex ellipsoid, area-length and Simpson's method of estimating left atrial volume. These different methods of left atrial size assessment, their clinical implications and some common pitfalls are discussed in this review.",
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