Modern approaches to the treatment of atrial firillation in patients with diabetes mellitus

S.A. Serik, V.I. Strona
National Institute of Therapy L.T. Malaya NAMS of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine

The article analyzes the main clinical and theoretical data on the features of the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) in combination with diabetes mellitus (DM). Differentiated approaches to the correction of these cardiac arrhythmias in this category of patients are considered, among which the methods of first choice are hypoglycemic therapy and catheter ablation. Currently, in addition to metformin, which is the basis for the treatment of most patients with type 2 diabetes, new classes of drugs are used: sodium glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, agonists of the receptor for glucagon-like peptide-1 (aGPP-1), dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. The results of randomized trials performed using these classes of drugs have shown different levels of cardiac efficacy and safety in the treatment of patients with AF.  

 Key Words: diabetes mellitus, atrial fibrillation, hypoglycemic drugs, catheter ablation, electric pulse therapy. 

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Серик, С.А. Современные подходы к лечению фибрилляции предсердий у больных сахарным диабетом / С.А. Серик, В.И. Строна // Східноєвропейський журнал внутрішньої та сімейної медицини. – 2022. – № 1. – С. 69-85. doi:  10.15407/internalmed2022.01.069   

Serik SA, Strona VI. Sovremennye podhody k lecheniyu fibrillyacii predserdij u bol’nyh saharnym diabetom. [Modern approaches to the treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes mellitus]. Shidnoevr. z. vnutr. simejnoi med. 2022;1:69-85. Russian. doi: 10.15407/internalmed2022.01.069   


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