ACP Journal Club: mechanical left atrial appendage closure was noninferior and superior to warfarin in atrial fibrillation.

Abstract

Patients: 707 adults ≥ 18 years of age (mean age 72 y, 70% men) who had nonvalvular AF (paroxysmal, persistent, or permanent) and ≥ 1 CHADS2 risk factor (age ≥ 75 y; prior stroke or transient ischemic attack; or diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, or left ventricular systolic dysfunction) and were eligible for long-term anticoagulation with warfarin… (More)
DOI: 10.7326/ACPJC-2015-162-8-004

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