Association between antihyperglycemic drugs and new-onset atrial fibrillation in patient with diabetes mellitus - a case control study

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YANG, Fu-Yu (Changhua Christian Medical Foundation Yuanlin Christian Hospital', pharmacy, Changhua County 511, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Fu-Yu Yang: Department of Pharmacy, Yuanlin Christian Hospital, Changhua County 51052, Taiwan, Province of China
    Hung-Yi Chen: Institute of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung County 40402, Taiwan, Province of China
    Gwo-Ping Jong: Division of Internal Cardiology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung County 40201, Taiwan, Province of China
    Wen-Jin Tung: Department of Pharmacy, Yuanlin Christian Hospital, Changhua County 51052, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Atrial fibrillation (AF), an abnormal heart rhythm disorder. AF-induced stroke often cause severe complications. Increasingly, evidences have reported that inflammation or the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) are involved with the pathogenesis of AF. On the other hand, Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the major risk factor of..

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