Tag: embolic stroke

Prefer DOACs Over Aspirin After Ventricular Ablations: STROKE-VT

Catheter ablation has been around a lot longer for ventricular arrhythmia than for atrial fibrillation, but far less is settled about what antithrombotic therapy should...

‘Cautious’ DOAC Underdosing in AF May Push Mortality Higher

The risk for death goes up for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are put on direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) at dosages other than those...

Strokes Linked to COVID-19 Are More Severe, More Likely Embolic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Among COVID-19 patients who suffer stroke, the rate of cryptogenic and...