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
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Key words

Atrial fibrillation Stroke Anticoagulants Vitamin K antagonists Direct thrombin inhibitors Factor Xa inhibitors Bleeding Risk 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

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