Potential new uses of non-Vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants to treat and prevent stroke Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anticoagulants
  • Stroke
  • Vitamin K

abstract

  • There may be a role for NOACs in stroke prevention and treatment beyond atrial fibrillation. Randomized controlled trials are needed to compare NOACs to current stroke prevention and treatment strategies in certain subgroups of patients with cerebrovascular disease.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4603598

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1212/WNL.0000000000001817

PubMed ID

  • 26187229

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1078

end page

  • 84

volume

  • 85

number

  • 12