Efficacy and safety of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants compared with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Efficacy and safety of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants compared with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants reduce all-cause mortality, major bleeding and intracerebral hemorrhage but higher risk of gastro-intestinal bleeding according to a recent study including 18638 patients treated with DOACs versus 49418 on warfarin in Sweden.

Friberg L and Oldgren J. Open Heart 2017.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29018536


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