Author | Ahmad Halwani, MD

Articles

Proposed Algorithm for Managing Ibrutinib-Related Atrial Fibrillation

November 15, 2016

Although ibrutinib-related atrial fibrillation (IRAF) occurs in up to 11% of patients in clinical trials, these studies have rarely fully characterized bleeding events or risk factors for bleeding when ibrutinib is combined with anticoagulation. Furthermore, guidelines do not provide direction regarding the preferred anti-arrhythmic agent for IRAF.