Items Tagged ‘strok’

August 14, 2009

Procedure Offers Alternative to Warfarin for Stroke Risk

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Atrial Fibrillation patients at risk of stroke may benefit from percutaneous closure of the left atrial appendage (LAA) as an alternative to long-term warfarin therapy, according to a study in the Aug. 15 issue of The Lancet.   David R. Holmes, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., and colleagues enrolled […]

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