Does warfarin for stroke thromboprophylaxis protect against MI in atrial fibrillation patients?

@article{Lip2010DoesWF,
  title={Does warfarin for stroke thromboprophylaxis protect against MI in atrial fibrillation patients?},
  author={Gregory Y. H. Lip and Deirdre A Lane},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={123 9},
  pages={785-9}
}
The Randomized Evaluation of Long-term anticoagulation therapY (RE-LY) study demonstrated a significant increase in myocardial infarction events with dabigatran compared with warfarin, provoking renewed interest in whether vitamin K antagonists are useful drugs for the prevention of myocardial infarction in high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation. Present analyses examined whether there was an increased risk of myocardial infarction associated with non-warfarin anticoagulants (Stroke… CONTINUE READING