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Cost of warfarin therapy for AFib patients

In patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) and one additional stroke risk factor, warfarin therapy cost $8,000 per quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) saved.

Gage B, Cardinalli A, Albers G, Owens D. Cost-Effectiveness of Warfarin and Aspirin for Prophylaxis of Stroke in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. JAMA. 1995; 274(23): 1839-45. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/vol/274/pg/1839

Reference

Title
Cost-Effectiveness of Warfarin and Aspirin for Prophylaxis of Stroke in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation
Publication
JAMA
Publication Date
1995
Authors
Gage B, Cardinalli A, Albers G, Owens D
Volume & Issue
Volume 274, Issue 23
Pages
1839-45
URL
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