Stroke while on DOACs may create problems for timely thrombolysis

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 ...

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