Women More Likely to Suffer Stroke Due to Atrial Fibrillation—But Undertreatment Persists

Deficiencies in atrial fibrillation care may translate into poorer stroke outcomes for women.

Women who suffer from the abnormal heart rhythm atrial fibrillation (AFib) are significantly more likely than men with the condition to be hospitalized for stroke, according to a new study. Other new research suggests that women with AFib are less likely than men to receive oral anticoagulant therapy. Could this be the reason for the […]

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