THE CLINICAL PROFILE AND CORONARY ARETERY FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Authors

  • Saleh Ali Saleh Dept. of community, college of Medicine, university of Baghdad
  • Dr.Faris kadhim Khadir department of pharmacy, Al-Yarmok University college
  • Ameen Al- Alwany Dept. of Medicine , College of Medicine, Baghdad University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32007/jfacmedbagdad.6411896

Keywords:

Atrial fibrillation, Echocardiography, coronary artery, Angiography

Abstract

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia in daily practice and one of the heart disorders with the highest morbidity and death rates, as it is responsible for a huge number of negative consequences. In our country, there is limited information on the prevalence or natural history of the less well-defined clinical types.

Objective: to evaluate the clinical profile and coronary artery findings in atrial fibrillation patients.

Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted during the period from the first of October 2019 to end of July 2021 at the Iraqi Center for the heart disease at Baghdad Medical City. Included 32 Iraqi patients with atrial fibrillation of both genders. Angiography performed through the femoral Artery approach, Data collected by history, through clinical examination and investigations, using data collection sheet

Results: The main type of AF was chronic, (62.5%), Echocardiography findings revealed Systolic dysfunction in 31.1% of patients, Diastolic dysfunction in 37.5%, and both dysfunctions in 6.2%, Left atrium was dilated in 13 (40.6%). Angiographic findings revealed RCA lesion in 13 (40.6%) patients, LCA in 9 (28.1%) while both RCA and LCA lesions present in 3 (9.4%) patients. LAD lesions reported in 10 (31.2%) patients, LCX in 27.8% and LMS in 16.8%.

Conclusion: Chronic AF was the more frequent type, Systolic and diastolic dysfunction are frequent among AF patients. RCA was more frequently affected than LCA, LAD was the more affected branch.

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Author Biography

Ameen Al- Alwany, Dept. of Medicine , College of Medicine, Baghdad University

 الاستاذ المساعد الدكتور امين العلواني 

 

07706010365

اختصاص امراض القلب والتداخل القسطاري 

تخصص كهربائي 

 

 

زمالة الاختصاص الدقيق / المانيا 

 

MD PhD

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Published

2022-04-24

How to Cite

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Ali Saleh S, kadhim Khadir F, Al- Alwany A. THE CLINICAL PROFILE AND CORONARY ARETERY FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION. JFacMedBagdad [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 24 [cited 2022 May 27];64(1):31-6. Available from: https://iqjmc.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/19JFacMedBaghdad36/article/view/1896