What is the role of chest radiography in the diagnosis of atrial flutter (AFL)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Chest radiography may be useful in the evaluation of lung disease and the pulmonary vasculature. Chest radiographic findings are usually normal in patients with atrial flutter, but radiographic evidence of pulmonary edema may be present in subacute cases.


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