Global variations in the prevalence, treatment, and impact of atrial fibrillation in a multi-national cohort of 153 152 middle-aged individuals


Joseph P. G. , Healey J. S. , Raina P., Connolly S. J. , Ibrahim Q., Gupta R., ...More

CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH, vol.117, no.6, pp.1523-1531, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 117 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/cvr/cvaa241
  • Journal Name: CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts Core, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.1523-1531
  • Keywords: Atrial fibrillation, Epidemiology, CLSA, ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK, AIR-POLLUTION, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AF, MORTALITY, REGISTRY, EVENTS, STROKE, MODEL

Abstract

Aims To compare the prevalence of electrocardiogram (ECG)-documented atrial fibrillation (or flutter) (AF) across eight regions of the world, and to examine antithrombotic use and clinical outcomes.