Incidence of atrial fibrillation and its effects on long-term follow-up outcomes in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Arslan S., Batit S., Kilicarslan O., Dogan O., Yumuk M. T., Arslan S., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.25, no.9, pp.609-616, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/anatoljcardiol.2021.26020
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.609-616
  • Keywords: new-onset atrial fibrillation, acute coronary syndrome, primary percutaneous coronary intervention, RISK
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) varies between 7% and 21%, and most of these studies were in the thrombolytic era. However, the frequency of new-onset AF during the primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) period is still unclear. We aimed to investigate the frequency of new-onset AF and its effects on long-term clinical events in patients undergoing primary PCI.