March 18, 2015

Warfarin use, mortality, bleeding and stroke in haemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation

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This interesting study of hemodialysis patients on oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation showed that although their overall mortality was high – it was not associated with warfarin.  In fact, warfarin was associated with better survival and antiplatelet agents increased overall mortality.

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