CARDIOEMBOLIC STROKE IN NON-VULVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Authors

  • Damphant Nilayon Police General Hospital

Keywords:

cardioembolic stroke, atrial fibrillation, anticoagulant

Abstract

          Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major cause of cardioembolic stroke. It is associated with high risk of recurrent stroke, high morbidity and mortality. The risk of cardioembolic stroke in AF is reduced by oral anticoagulant particularly Warfarin. However, currently, several new oral anticoagulants are not only useful in prevention of cardioembolism but are lower the risk of intracranial bleeding. The selection of anticoagulant between the old Warfarin and the new one depending on each patient’s condition together with other risk factors, which has to be managed.

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Published

2020-12-27

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Nilayon , D. . (2020). CARDIOEMBOLIC STROKE IN NON-VULVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION. JOURNAL OF THE POLICE NURSES, 12(2), 447–456. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/policenurse/article/view/245003

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