Demographics, treatment and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in a developing country: the population-based TuRkish Atrial Fibrillation (TRAF) cohort

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Yavuz B., Ata N., Oto E., Katircioglu-Ozturk D., AYTEMİR K., EVRANOS B., ...More

EUROPACE, vol.19, no.5, pp.734-740, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/europace/euw385
  • Journal Name: EUROPACE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.734-740
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Aims Although atrial fibrillation (AF) is increasingly common in developed countries, there is limited information regarding its demographics, co-morbidities, treatments and outcomes in the developing countries. We present the profile of the TuRkish Atrial Fibrillation (TRAF) cohort which provides real-life data about prevalence, incidence, comorbidities, treatment, healthcare utilization and outcomes associated with AF