Xianying Pan, MS


Oral Anticoagulant Discontinuation in Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

January 11, 2016

The risk of discontinuation of oral anticoagulant therapy (both warfarin and direct oral anticoagulant therapies [DOACs]) among nonvalvular atrial fibrillation patients was high. Although the hazard ratio for discontinuation favors DOACs, it is unlikely that the small difference in discontinuation relative to warfarin is clinically meaningful.