Female AF patients less likely to receive stroke thromboprophylaxis
By Michael Woodhead
11 Feb 2020
Women being treated for AF are less likely to be prescribed appropriate antithrombotic therapy than male patients, a Tasmanian study shows. A retrospective study of 2090 patients (44.7% female) treated for AF at the Royal Hobart Hospital between 2011-2015 found that female patients with a high stroke risk were significantly less likely to receive guideline-recommended ...