Antithrombotic treatment patterns and stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation in Turkey: Inferences from GARFIELD-AF registry

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Sayin B. Y., Okutucu S., YILMAZ M. B., Ozdemir K., Aydinlar A., Sahin D. Y., ...More

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.21, no.5, pp.272-280, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/anatoljcardiol.2019.78178
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.272-280
  • Keywords: atrial fibrillation, anticoagulation, stroke, EURO HEART SURVEY, RISK, POPULATION, OUTCOMES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The corner stone of atrial fibrillation therapy includes the prevention of stroke with less adverse effects. The Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD-Atrial Fibrillation (GARFIELD-AF) study provided data to compare treatment strategies in Turkey with other populations and every-day practice of stroke prevention management with complications.