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Female patients less likely to receive anticoagulants for AF

Women being treated for AF are less likely to be prescribed appropriate antithrombotic therapy than male patients, a Tasmanian study has found. 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 ...

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