[Antithrombotic treatment of permanent atrial fibrillation].

Whether idiopathic or associated with an underlying heart disease, complete arrhythmia induced by atrial fibrillation ranks first among the causes of arterial embolism. It has been recognized that 30 to 35% of subjects with arrhythmia develop a transient or permanent ischaemic cerebral accident, and it is therefore rational to assess the value of systematic… (More)