Real ‐World Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Patterns of Individuals Aged 80 and Older with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the ReAl‐life Multicenter Survey Evaluating Stroke Study

ObjectivesTo compare the clinical characteristics of and use of oral anticoagulant (OAC) therapy in individuals aged 80 and older with atrial fibrillation (AF) with those of individuals younger than 80 with AF in clinical practice. DesignObservational study. SettingThe ReAl‐life Multicenter Survey Evaluating Stroke prevention strategies in Turkey trial (NCT02344901), a national observational registry. ParticipantsTurkish adults with nonvalvular AF (NVAF). MeasurementsAge data were collected at the time of entry into the registry and the octogenarian subgroup included all patients aged ≥ 80 years. We compared background and management in octogenarian with non‐octogenarian AF patients. ResultsFifty‐seven cardiology units enrolled 6,273 individuals in 3 months. Participants aged 80 and older (n = 1,170) were more likely to be female (60.7% vs 54.7%, P 
Source: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Clinical Investigation Source Type: research

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