Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy

, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 561–570

Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

  • Jonathan P. Piccini
  • Thomas W. Wallace
  • Manesh R. Patel
  • Richard C. Becker
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10557-011-6334-4

Cite this article as:
Piccini, J.P., Wallace, T.W., Patel, M.R. et al. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther (2011) 25: 561. doi:10.1007/s10557-011-6334-4

Key words

Atrial fibrillationStrokeAnticoagulantsVitamin K antagonistsDirect thrombin inhibitorsFactor Xa inhibitorsBleedingRisk stratification

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan P. Piccini
    • 1
  • Thomas W. Wallace
    • 2
  • Manesh R. Patel
    • 1
  • Richard C. Becker
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Cardiology, Duke Clinical Research InstituteDuke University School of MedicineDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Heart Clinic ArkansasLittle RockUSA
  3. 3.Cardiovascular Thrombosis CenterDuke Clinical Research InstituteDurhamUSA