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Inadequate anticoagulation common in patients with AF at high risk for stroke

KEY POINT

An analysis of data from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network revealed that the majority of highrisk patients admitted with an ischemic stroke who had previously been diagnosed with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) were either suboptimally anticoagulated with warfarin or were not receiving warfarin at the time of the event.