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of or relating to a cavity or chamber in the body (especially one of the upper chambers of the heart)

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Especially due to changes in ischemic cardiac disease cardiac output and high ventricular rate increase in heart workload and loss in atrial contractions are adverse effects.
This anomaly that is unreported in any other literature created a hemodynamically significant narrowing during systole and atrial contraction in patient (1).
Preoperative pressure and volume loading increase the role that atrial contraction plays in ventricular filling and cardiac output.
Our observations using selective cineangiograms and intravascular ultrasound of the CS in patients with normal sinus rhythm demonstrated additional evidence of narrowing of the CS during atrial contraction (Fig.
The substrate for pacemaker syndrome is atrial contraction against closed atrioventricular valves (mitral and/or tricuspid) which can trigger a series of adverse haemodynamic and neurohumoral disturbances.
Symptoms as a result of atrial fibrillation are determined by multiple factors, including the underlying cardiac status, the rapid ventricular rate, and loss of atrial contraction.
Shunt flow from left atrium to right atrium is seen from mid systole to early diastole and during atrial contraction.
In atrial fibrillation, chaotic atrial electric conduction from multiple ectopic foci causes ineffective atrial contraction (Bucher, 2011).
3) Ventricular diastole includes isovolumic relaxation, early passive filling after mitral valve opening, and active filling during atrial contraction.
Ya-hom increased the force of isolated atrial contraction with a slow onset and prolonged action.
Early filling (E) and atrial contraction (A) are velocities measured.
Atrial contraction in late diastole contributes to ventricular filling volume.
Atrial fibrillation causes loss of atrial contraction therefore atrial contribution to left ventricle filling decreases (24).