TITLE

Local INR control had some effect on the benefits of dabigatran over warfarin for major bleeding in atrial fibrillation

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Stacy; Rondina, Matthew
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;1/18/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study investigating whether the use of dabigatran is more effective than warfarin at different levels of international normalized ratio (INR) control for preventing stroke or systemic embolism, or major bleeding in atrial fibrillation (AF). The study found dabigatran safer than warfarin for patients with atrial fibrillation.
ACCESSION #
65456973

 

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