A comparison of dabigatran and warfarin for stroke prevention in elderly Asian population with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: An audit of current practice in Malaysia.

@article{Yap2017ACO,
  title={A comparison of dabigatran and warfarin for stroke prevention in elderly Asian population with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: An audit of current practice in Malaysia.},
  author={S H Yap and Y P Ng and Aneta Roslan and J Kolanthaivelu and K. W. B. Koh and H S P'ng and Yang Liang Boo and Fankee Hoo and Lok Bin Yap},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={360-364}
}
INTRODUCTION Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia with significant morbidity and mortality in relation to thromboembolic stroke. Our study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of dabigatran in stroke prevention in elderly patient with nonvalvular AF with regard to the risk of ischemic stroke and intracranial haemorrhage (ICH… CONTINUE READING