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Underuse of Oral anticoagulants in privately insured patients with atrial fibrillation: A population targeted by IMplementation of a randomized controlled trial to ImProve treatment with Oral AntiCoagulanTs in atrial fibrillation patients (IMPACT-AFib)

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    Friday, July 24, 2020

    Many studies showing underuse of oral anticoagulants (OACs) in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) predated the advent of the non-vitamin K antagonist OACs. We retrospectively examined use of OACs in a large commercially insured population.


    Sana M. Al-Khatib, Sean D. Pokorney, Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Kevin Haynes, Crystal Garcia, David Martin, Jennifer C. Goldsack, Thomas Harkins, Noelle M. Cocoros, Nancy D. Lin, Hana Lipowicz, Debbe McCall, Vinit Nair, Lauren Parlett, Cheryl N. McMahill-Walraven, Richard Platt, Christopher B. Granger

    Corresponding Author

    Sana M. Al-Khatib; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC