Patients who have a stroke or TIA while on a DOAC are missing out on timely thrombolysis compared to patients on warfarin, Australian research suggests. A Victorian study of 154 patients with a new diagnosis of stroke while prescribed an oral anticoagulant found 45% of those on warfarin received tPA within 4.5 hours. However only ...
Thrombolysis a challenge for stroke patients taking DOACS
6 Feb 2020