Health care burden of dyspepsia among nonvalvular atrial fibrillation patients.

BACKGROUND Although dyspepsia is common among nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) patients, its impact on patient health and cost has not been adequately studied. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incremental health care burden associated with dyspepsia among NVAF patients and its impact on warfarin treatment. METHODS NVAF patients ≥ 18 years of age with… CONTINUE READING