ACC video: Women with AF have similar outcomes to men, but quality of life varies

SAN FRANCISCO—ORBIT-AF is a prospective, longitudinal, observational study that evaluated treatment patterns and the subsequent outcomes of 10,000 patients in the U.S. As part of the analysis, Jonathan P. Piccini, MD, and his colleagues looked at potential gender disparities in the treatment and clinical outcomes of these patients. The results were presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) scientific session.

About the presenter:

Dr. Jonathan P. Piccini Sr., MD, is an assistant professor of medicine at Duke Cardiology in Durham, N.C.