Am J Cardiol 2022 Jan 7. Epub 2022 Jan 7.
Division of Cardiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Canadian VIGOUR Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:
Short-term outcomes are worse for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with a history of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). However, long-term prognosis remains unclear. We linked administrative health databases to identify patients hospitalized with ACS (ST-elevation myocardial infarction [STEMI], non-STEMI [NSTEMI], and unstable angina) between 2008 and 2019 in Alberta, Canada. Read More