Outcomes in the management of atrial fibrillation: clinical trial results can apply in practice.

BACKGROUND The benefits of antithrombotic therapy in chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) have been established in clinical trials, but there is a paucity of data on outcomes in practice. AIMS The objective was to establish a large ongoing database of patients with non-valvular AF, to enable the accurate determination of clinical outcomes. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING