atrial fibrillation, non valvular, stroke, ischemic, cerebral infarction, embolic
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2011 Sep 15;365(11):981-92 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN atrial fibrillation, non valvular, stroke, ischemic, cerebral infarction, embolic The Use of
anticoagulants, oral factor Xa inhibitors, apixaban, 5 mg twice daily
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
warfarin
To reduce stroke or systemic embolism at 1.8 years (1.3% apixaban VS 1.6% warfarin) witout increasing major bleeding (2.1% apixaban VS 3.1% warfarin). Quite similar rate of all-cause death (3.5% apixaban VS 3.9% warfarin)