Cancer 2021 Feb 25. Epub 2021 Feb 25.
Service de Cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Trousseau et EA7505, Faculté de Médecine, Université François Rabelais, Tours, France.
Background: The number of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and cancer is rapidly increasing in clinical practice. The impact of cancer on clinical outcomes in this patient population is unclear, as is the performance of the HAS-BLED (Hypertension, Abnormal Renal/Liver Function, Stroke, Bleeding History or Predisposition, Labile INR, Elderly, Drugs/Alcohol) and CHA DS -VASc (Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension, Age ≥ 75 years, Diabetes Mellitus, Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack, Vascular Disease, Age 65 to 74 Years, Sex Category) scores.
Methods: This was an observational, retrospective cohort study including 2,435,541 adults hospitalized with AF. Read More