Evaluation of the relationship between left atrial volume and myocardial ischemia: a systematic review

Ali Azari; leila Bigdelue; Afsoon Fazlinezhad; Marzye Farazandeh; Somaye Bakefayat

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 97-101


  Introduction: The pathophysiology of ischemia involves the cellular effect of myocardial ischemia, reactive oxygen species, and reactive inflammatory enzymes. Left atrial (LA) ischemia has been shown to have several mechanisms through which it can lead to abnormalities in left ventricular filling in ...  Read More

Prognostic value of strain and strain rate in the prediction of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic literature review

Leila Bigdelu; Afsoon Fazlinejad; Ali Azari; Somaye Bakefayat; Marzie Farazandeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 53-57


  Introduction: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common dysrhythmia postoperatively after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Myocardial strain and strain-rate imaging is used for the assessment of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) as a new echocardiographic method. Methods: PubMed and Scopus were ...  Read More