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- ‘An increase of vagal tone after exercise occasionally can lead to episodes of atrial fibrillation.’
- ‘In some cases, an atrial septal defect closes without treatment in the first few weeks after birth.’
- ‘The aortic and mitral valves functioned normally, and the left atrial size was normal.’
- ‘This increase in left atrial pressure causes an increase in pulmonary venous pressures.’
- ‘In first degree block there is a delay in conduction of the atrial impulse to the ventricles, usually at the level of the atrioventricular node.’
- ‘This guideline provides an outline for the care of the majority of patients with atrial fibrillation.’
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