Occurrence of atrial fibrillation during dobutamine stress echocardiography: incidence, risk factors, and outcomes.
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Jan;24(1):86-90
Authors: Sheldon SH, Askew JW, Klarich KW, Scott CG, Pellikka PA, McCully RB
The reported incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) occurring during dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) ranges from 0.5% to 4%. The aim of this study was to characterize the incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of AF precipitated during DSE.
PMID: 21172598 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]