Cancer antigen-125 and risk of atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Cheung A., Gong M., Bellanti R., Ali-Hasan-Al-Saegh S., Li G., Roig E., ...More

Heart Asia, vol.10, no.1, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/heartasia-2017-010970
  • Journal Name: Heart Asia
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus


Background Cancer antigen-125 (Ca-125) is traditionally recognised as a tumour marker and its role in cardiovascular diseases has been studied only in recent years. Whether Ca-125 is elevated in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and its levels predict the risk of AF remains controversial. Therefore, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between Ca-125 levels and AF.