Atrial fibrillation patients categorized as "not for anticoagulation" according to the 2014 Canadian Cardiovascular Society algorithm are not "low risk".

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BACKGROUND Oral anticoagulation (OAC) is highly effective for stroke prevention in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. We explored rates of stroke/thromboembolism/transient ischemic attack among the "OAC not recommended" patient group defined according to the 2014 Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) algorithm (based on the Congestive Heart Failure… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.10.018

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@article{Lip2015AtrialFP, title={Atrial fibrillation patients categorized as "not for anticoagulation" according to the 2014 Canadian Cardiovascular Society algorithm are not "low risk".}, author={Gregory Y. H. Lip and Peter Br\onnum Nielsen and Flemming Skj\oth and Lars Hvilsted Rasmussen and Torben Bjerregaard Larsen}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={2015}, volume={31 1}, pages={24-8} }