Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) increases the risk of stroke 5 times over that of patients who have normal sinus rhythm. Selecting the antithrombotic that best fits each patient is essential in reducing their risk of stroke.
PS is a 64-year-old woman with newly diagnosed non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AFib) and a history of hypertension and diabetes. Her current blood pressure is 155/94 mm Hg on antihypertensive therapy. She has no history of heart failure or prior stroke, and her renal function is normal.
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