Autoimmune activation as a determinant of atrial fibrillation among Turks A prospective evaluation


Simsek B., ALTAY S., Ozbilgin N., Onat A.

MEDICINE, vol.97, no.31, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 97 Issue: 31
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/md.0000000000011779
  • Journal Name: MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Although low-grade inflammation has been linked to the prediction of atrial fibrillation (AF), evidence from some reports suggest that autoimmune activation might potentially be a relevant mechanism. We assessed the predictive value of inflammation and other markers for the risk of incident AF.