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Global left ventricular longitudinal systolic strain as a major predictor of cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation

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  • Ho-Ming Su Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanDepartment of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanFaculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tsung-Hsien Lin Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanFaculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Po-Chao Hsu Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wen-Hsien Lee Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanDepartment of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chun-Yuan Chu Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chee-Siong Lee Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanFaculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wen-Chol Voon Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanFaculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wen-Ter Lai Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanFaculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sheng-Hsiung Sheu Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, TaiwanFaculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ho-Ming Su, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, 482, Shan-Ming Rd., Hsiao-Kang Dist., 812 Kaohsiung, Taiwan; cobeshm{at}seed.net.tw
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Su H, Lin T, Hsu P, et al
Global left ventricular longitudinal systolic strain as a major predictor of cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation

Publication history

  • Received July 1, 2013
  • Revised August 8, 2013
  • Accepted August 10, 2013
  • First published September 7, 2013.
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October 06, 2013

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