Chapter 6. Pathophysiology and Clinical Consequences of Atrial Fibrillation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

  1. Barry J. Maron MD
  1. Iacopo Olivotto MD,
  2. Barry J. Maron MD and
  3. Franco Cecchi MD

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch6

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

How to Cite

Olivotto, I., Maron, B. J. and Cecchi, F. (2004) Pathophysiology and Clinical Consequences of Atrial Fibrillation in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, in Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (ed B. J. Maron), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987469.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Director, The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405117326

Online ISBN: 9780470987469

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Keywords:

  • atrial fibrillation;
  • arrhythmia;
  • atrial systole;
  • left atrial dilatation;
  • morphological

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Left atrial function in HCM

  • Pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation

  • Clinical and instrumental predictors

  • Prevalence

  • Cardiovascular mortality

  • Significance of outflow obstruction

  • Cardioembolic complications

  • Clinical management

  • Conclusions