Preferences for anticoagulation therapy in atrial fibrillation: the patients’ view

@article{Boettger2015PreferencesFA,
  title={Preferences for anticoagulation therapy in atrial fibrillation: the patients’ view},
  author={Bjoern Boettger and Inga-Marion Thate-Waschke and Rupert Martin Bauersachs and T. Kohlmann and Thomas Wilke},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={406-415}
}
Since the introduction of new oral anticoagulants (NOACs), besides vitamin-K antagonists, an additional option for stroke prevention of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is available. The objective of this study was to assess AF patients’ preferences with regard to the attributes of these different treatment options. We conducted a multicenter study among randomly selected physicians. Preferences were assessed by computer-assisted telephone interviews. We used a discrete-choice-experiment… CONTINUE READING