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Atrial Enlargement and Other Abnormalities of the p Wave

  • Marc Gertsch


Pathologic p waves in sinus rhythm are not as important as QRS alterations. However, abnormal p waves may give some hint of hemodynamic abnormalities, especially if they are associated with pathologic QRS complexes.


Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Mitral Valve Disease Atrial Enlargement Left Atrial Diameter Left Atrial Enlargement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Gertsch
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  1. 1.Department of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center BernUniversity Clinic InselspitalBernSwitzerland

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