Warfarin use and outcomes in patients with advanced chronic systolic heart failure without atrial fibrillation, prior thromboembolic events, or prosthetic valves.

@article{Mujib2011WarfarinUA,
  title={Warfarin use and outcomes in patients with advanced chronic systolic heart failure without atrial fibrillation, prior thromboembolic events, or prosthetic valves.},
  author={Marjan Mujib and Abu-Ahmed Z Rahman and Ravi Desai and Mustafa I. Ahmed and Margaret A Feller and Inmaculada B. Aban and Thomas E. Love and Michel White and Prakash C. Deedwania and Wilbert S Aronow and Gregg C Fonarow and Ali Ahmed},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={552-7}
}
Warfarin is often used in patients with systolic heart failure (HF) to prevent adverse outcomes. However, its long-term effect remains controversial. The objective of this study was to determine the association of warfarin use and outcomes in patients with advanced chronic systolic HF without atrial fibrillation (AF), previous thromboembolic events, or prosthetic valves. Of the 2,708 BEST patients, 1,642 were free of AF without a history of thromboembolic events and without prosthetic valves at… CONTINUE READING
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