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The dialysis procedure as a trigger for atrial fibrillation: new insights in the development of atrial fibrillation in dialysis patients
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    INSIGHTS INTO INTRADIALYTIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ONSET MECHANISMS

    It is with interest that we read the paper by Buiten et al. (1) in which the authors, using the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) remote monitoring function in patients enrolled in the ICD-2 trial, showed that hemodialysis (HD) is a trigger for atrial fibrillation (AF) episodes. The study of Buiten confirms some observations we made in the recent past. Few years ago we studied, by high frequency electrocardiograp...

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