A preventable cause of stroke

Lipman, Marvin M.
September 2010
Consumer Reports on Health;Sep2010, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p11
The article discusses the relationship between atrial fibrillation and stroke. A discussion of the causes and physiology of atrial fibrillation is presented. Common treatments, including a blood thinner called warfarin, that are used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, are discussed. Side effects that are associated with blood thinners are examined.


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