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Prevention of thromboembolic complication in atrial fibrillation by using anticoagulants.
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PMID:  24968545     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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INTRODUCTION: Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia in adults. Atrial fibrillation occurs as paroxysms or may become established as permanent condition. Patients with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk for thromboembolic disease.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To study effectiveness of Warfarin in reducing Stroke incidence in patients of Atrial Fibrillation.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: This hospital based case study was performed on 50 patients in Dr DY Patil Medical College and Research Centre from October 2009 to September 2011.
RESULTS: Out of 50, 10 patients developed stroke which were not on Warfarin and 32 patients didn't develop stroke who were on warfarin.
CONCLUSION: Warfarin significantly reduces incidence of stroke in AF patients.
Authors:
Kunal Wagh; V B Vikhe; R Santosh Kumar; Ninad Auti; Mathews Jose
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
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Created Date:  2014-06-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  894-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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