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New article from the AFGen consortium: A Causal Relationship Between Thyroid Function and Atrial Fibrillation | JAMA Cardiology

Assessment of the Relationship Between Genetic Determinants of Thyroid Function and Atrial Fibrillation – A Mendelian Randomization Study “This mendelian randomization study of 55 114 individuals with AF and 482 295 referents found that genetically increased FT3:FT4 ratio and hyperthyroidism were associated with increased risk of AF,… Read More ›

High-sensitivity troponin I in persistent atrial fibrillation – relation to NT-proBNP and markers of inflammation and haemostasis.

  High-sensitivitiy troponin I correlated significantly, although weakly, with biomarkers representing myocardial wall tension, inflammation, endothelial activation and haemostasis in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation, network member Anja W. Horjen and co-authors conclude in an article published in Scandinavian Journal… Read More ›