Stroke while on DOACs may create problems for timely thrombolysis
By Mardi Chapman
30 Jan 2020
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 ...