Intra-Atrial Dyssynchrony During Sinus Rhythm Predicts Recurrence After the First Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation.


Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Electronic address: [Email]


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of intra-atrial dyssynchrony as a marker of underlying left atrial (LA) remodeling to predict recurrence after the first atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation.


atrial fibrillation,cardiac MRI,left atrial,left atrial function,pulmonary vein isolation,