Does Sex Affect Anticoagulant Use for Stroke Prevention in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation? The Prospective Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD-Atrial Fibrillation


Lip G. Y. H. , Rushton-Smith S. K. , Goldhaber S. Z. , Fitzmaurice D. A. , Mantovani L. G. , Goto S., ...Daha Fazla

CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES, cilt.8, sa.2, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1161/circoutcomes.114.001556
  • Dergi Adı: CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES

Özet

Background-Among patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), women are at higher risk of stroke than men. Using prospective cohort data from a large global population of patients with nonvalvular AF, we sought to identify any differences in the use of anticoagulants for stroke prevention in women and men.