V.I. Tseluiko, Z.S. Vashakidze, T.V. Motylevskaya, N.A. Opolonskaya Galectin-3 in patients with atrial fibrillation.

We analyzed the possible correlations between the level of galectin-3, risk factors, clinical and anamnestic data, parameters of Holter ECG monitoring and transmitral blood flow in patients with paroxysmal / persistent forms of atrial fibrillation. Elevated level of galectin-3 is associated with supraventricular arrhythmias, frequent attacks of atrial fibrillation and increased size of left atrium. Relationship between the dynamics of the level of galectin-3, the clinical course and prognosis was established.

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