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RE-LY AF Registry

Official Title

RE-LY AF Registry: Risk Factors, Treatments and Outcomes for Emergency Department Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in Multiple Regions of the World

Status

Completed

Overview

To evaluate and document the variations in the presentation and management of patients with atrial fibrillation across various geographies.

Study Design

Registry

Primary Endpoint

To determine variations in the predisposing conditions for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter (AF/flutter) between different regions of the world and practice settings. 2. To document regional variations in the management of AF/flutter and associated cardiovascular disease, including the frequency of anti-thrombotic and anti-hypertensive therapy and the degree of INR control. 3. To document differences in the adverse cardiovascular outcomes of AF/flutter.

Number of Patients

15400

Number of Sites

164

Number of Countries

46

Study Period

2007–2009

Principal Investigator

Jeff Healey

Program Manager

Ellison Themles

Research Coordinator

Alex Grinvalds

Key Publications

  • Variations in Etiology and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in a Prospective Registry of 15,400 Emergency Department Patients in 46 Countries: The RE-LY AF Registry. Jonas Oldgren, Jeff S. Healey, Michael Ezekowitz, Patrick Commerford, Alvaro Avezum, Prem Pais, Jun Zhu, Petr Jansky, Alben Sigamani, Carlos A. Morillo, Lisheng Liu, Albertino Damasceno, Alex J. Grinvalds, Juliet Nakamya, Paul A. Reilly, Katalin Keltai, Isabelle C. Van Gelder, Afzal Hussein Yusufali, Eiichi Watanabe, Lars Wallentin, Stuart J. Connolly and Salim Yusuf on behalf of the RE-LY Atrial Fibrillation Registry Investigators. Circulation is published by the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231 Copyright © 2014 American Heart Association, Inc. All rights reserved. Circulation. Published online January 24, 2014; Print ISSN: 0009-7322. Online ISSN: 1524-4539