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Is Warfarin Beneficial in Reducing Ischemic Stroke Incidence in Patients With AF, End-Stage Renal Disease?


May 04, 2020

phpMandeep S Randhawa, MD, division of cardiology, Michigan State University, discusses his recent study and explains why warfarin provides no benefit for ischemic stroke incidence or mortality, as well as increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke. 

 

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Randhawa MS, Vishwanath R, Rai MP, et al. Association Between Use of Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation and Outcomes Among Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(4):e202175. Published 2020 Apr 1. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.2175

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