Tag : cardioembolic stroke

Neurology

'Cautious' DOAC Underdosing in AF May Push Mortality Higher

Newsemia
Risk-averse clinicians might be doing more harm than good by prescribing direct oral anticoagulants at lower-than-recommended dosages in hope of avoiding bleeding complications, suggests a...
Neurology

'Low-Risk' Valvular AF in Some May Warrant Oral Anticoagulation

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The chronic therapy may actually protect some patients with both AF and valve disease for whom anticoagulation isn’t currently indicated, depending on their age, researchers...
Neurology

Rivaroxaban Cuts Stroke Risk in HF Sans AF: Post Hoc COMMANDER-HF

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Oral anticoagulation may have struck the right balance between stroke benefit and bleeding risk in systolic heart failure. Also, a stroke risk prediction tool may...

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