The significance of new onset atrial fibrillation complicating acute myocardial infarction Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Background Atrial fibrillation (AF) in the setting of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) independently predicts in-hospital and long-term morbidity and mortality. Very little data exist regarding the prognostic significance and management of new-onset AF in this setting in the era of dual anti-platelet therapy.

publication date

  • January 1, 2012