Novel Oral Anticoagulants in Direct Current Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation.


BACKGROUND For some patients with atrial fibrillation, direct current cardioversion (DCCV) is one strategy that can be used to establish sinus rhythm but appropriate anticoagulation is mandatory to prevent thromboembolic events. Historically, patients were anticoagulated with warfarin with bridging with unfractionated or low molecular weight heparin… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2017.06.726


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