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Cardiology Management

Atrial Fibrillation Patients Receive Unnecessary Blood Thinners

2015 16 Apr

A letter by UCSF researchers published in JAMA Internal Medicine provides evidence that a quarter of all atrial fibrillation (AF) patients at the lowest risk for stroke receive unnecessary blood thinners from cardiology specialists. According to senior author Gregory Marcus, MD, MAS, director of clinical research in the UCSF Division of Cardiology,... Read more