TO KNOW ABOUT THE CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATIONS IN WITH NON VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION PATIENTS ON LONG TERM FOLLOW UP

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  • Satyendra Sharma Dept. of General Medicine, Amaltas Institute of Medical Sciences, Dewas (M.P.)
  • Keshrimal Kalwadiya Dept. of General Medicine, Index Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Indore (M.P.)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i1.1844

Keywords:

cardiovascular, non valvular atrial & fibrillation

Abstract

Background & Method: This was an observational study of patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation conducted at Amaltas Institute of Medical Sciences, Dewas. All 50 patients presenting to the outpatient/inpatient services of Department of Medicine and Cardiology with a diagnosis of non valvular atrial fibrillation, either chronic or paroxysmal.

Result: During the course of study, 2 patients (2%) developed ischemic stroke, 12 (12%) patients were hospitalized for heart failure, 12 (12%) patients died and minor bleeding occurred in 3 (3%) patients while no patient had any major bleeding.

Conclusion: No major bleeding complication occurred during study period. However, three episodes of minor bleeding occurred giving an event rate 2% per year. All the minor bleeding episodes occurred in patients taking combined warfarin and antiplatelet.

Keywords: cardiovascular, non valvular atrial & fibrillation

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Published

2021-03-27

How to Cite

Sharma, S. ., & Kalwadiya, K. . (2021). TO KNOW ABOUT THE CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATIONS IN WITH NON VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION PATIENTS ON LONG TERM FOLLOW UP. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i1.1844

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