cardiology
Medicines

Choice of an anticoagulant in atrial fibrillation: interpreting the evidence

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Recognising the superior safety of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) over warfarin, and their equivalent or better efficacy in preventing strokes, is the first step in choosing a medication in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), according to Dr Christopher Hammett, interventional cardiologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. “We need to focus on implementing ...

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