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Diagnostic performance of the N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide to detect an increased left atrial pressure in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation

Michitaka Amioka, Akinori Sairaku, Yukiko Nakano, Takehito Tokuyama, Hiroya Matsumura, Shunsuke Tomomori, Naoya Hironobe and Yasuki Kihara

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Research funding: None declared.

  3. Employment or leadership: None declared.

  4. Honorarium: None declared.

  5. Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.


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Received: 2017-10-7
Accepted: 2017-12-6
Published Online: 2018-1-8
Published in Print: 2018-5-24

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