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ea0035oc8.3 | Pituitary clinical | ECE2014

Assessment of atrial electromechanical delay in patients with acromegaly

Topaloglu Oya , Arslan Muyesser Sayki , Turak Osman , Ucan Bekir , Cakir Evrim , Cebeci Muhammet , Sahin Mustafa , Colak Nujen , Demirci Taner , Unsal Ilknur Ozturk , Karakose Melia , Ozbek Mustafa , Delibasi Tuncay

Aim: Cardiac rhythm abnormalities have been documented in acromegalic patients. Our aim is to evaluate atrial electromechanical delay (EMD) with tissue doppler imaging (TDI) in patients with acromegaly.Material and methods: Fourty patients with acromegaly (13 patients with remission disease and 27 patients with active disease; 22 women and 18 men; mean aged 46.1±10.3 years), and 37 age- and sex-matched healthy controls were enrolled in the study. At...