08/15/2011 - The Net Clinical Benefit of Warfarin Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation

posted Oct 10, 2011, 1:12 PM by Chief Resident   [ updated Oct 10, 2011, 1:12 PM by David de Gijsel ]
You are probably all familiar with the various risk assessment tools for stroke in afib like CHADS2. This paper takes things one step further: if one combines the risk for stroke with our without a/c with the risk for complications like hemorrhage, which way does the scale tip?