Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Outcomes after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chandan Buttar, Sofia Lakhdar, Mahmood Nassar, Nso Nso, Giovina Collura & Most Sirajum Munira
Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common finding in patients with heart failure and is well-known for its deleterious effects on cardiac function and hemodynamics; however, there are gaps in knowledge regarding the impact of AF on patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). Methods: In this study, we searched PubMed/Medline, Embase, and Cochrane Library databases through September 2021 to find articles that assessed the outcomes of AF in patients with LVADs. Results: A total...

Registration Year

  • 2022

Resource Types

  • Data Paper


  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai