NOACs vs warfarin: which is better for atrial fibrillation?

Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are generally safer and more effective than warfarin in clinical practice, according to a large comparative effectiveness analysis.

The researchers identified over 60,000 patients who received first prescriptions for standard doses of oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation. Patients were followed for about two years.

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