Lokesh NK

Department Of General Medicine, Mandya Institute Of Medical Sciences, Mandya, Karnataka, India


  • Research   
    Study on Clinical Profile of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Mandya
    Author(s): Geo Bastian Kottoor, Lokesh NK* and Prakash GM

    Introduction: Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrthymia and accounts for 1/3 of hospital admissions for cardiac rhythm disturbance. Recent epidemiological data have reaffirmed the fact that AF is a global epidemic and has adverse effect on long term morbidity and mortality. Aims: To determine clinical profile of patients admitted with AF and to determine etiology of atrial fibrillation. To determine the mortality and morbidity of patients admitted with atrial fibrillation. Materials and Methods: A prospective observational study was carried out in 100 cases of atrial fibrillation admitted at Mandya institute of medical sciences during a time period of 12 months from January 2019 to January 2020. A detailed history and clinical examination were done according to prepared proforma. All the required investigation was collected and analysed. Results: Out of 100 cases 63 were female.. Read More»

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