Fast Five Quiz: Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

Brian Silver, MD

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September 10, 2019

Oral anticoagulation is the therapy of choice for primary and secondary stroke prevention in patients with AFib and any of the known additional risk factors. Asymptomatic patients < 65 years with AFib and none of the other risk factors are at a low risk and either should be treated with aspirin or should not be treated at all.

For more information about anticoagulation in patients with AFib, go here.

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