Anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation and end-stage renal disease.

Abstract

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia and is associated with an increased risk for thromboembolic stroke. Anticoagulant therapy has been shown to reduce the risk for ischemic stroke in patients with AF; however, these studies have excluded patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). This review examines the relationships between ESRD, AF… (More)
DOI: 10.3810/pgm.2012.11.2609

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