News in Brief: DOACs benefit in valvular AF; CTCA for remote Indigenous populations; Three cardiology programs win funding

DOACs vs warfarin for valvular AF Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) appear to be more effective and safer than warfarin for people with valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), a US study has found. A retrospective cohort study involving 56,336 patients with valvular AF matched on propensity score found that after median follow-up of 134 days the use ...

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