CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES, vol.8, no.2, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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CIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR QUALITY AND OUTCOMES
atrial fibrillation, embolism, sex, stroke, women, EURO HEART SURVEY, ISCHEMIC-STROKE, RISK-FACTOR, PREDICTING STROKE, FEMALE SEX, WOMEN, THERAPY, THROMBOEMBOLISM, STRATIFICATION, SCHEMES
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.