Epidemiology, anticoagulant treatment and risk of thromboembolism in patients with valvular atrial fibrillation: Results from Atrial Fibrillation in Turkey: Epidemiologic Registry (AFTER)


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KAYA H., Ertas F., Kaya Z., Eren N. K., YÜKSEL M., Koroglu B., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.21, no.2, pp.158-162, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.a2013.0085
  • Journal Name: CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.158-162
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to perform a multicenter, prospective investigation regarding the epidemiology, the current effectiveness of therapeutic anticoagulation, and the risk of thromboembolism in patients with valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) based on the records of the Atrial Fibrillation in Turkey: Epidemiologic Registry (AFTER) study.