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Cost-savings associated with Warfarin use in AFib patients

Warfarin use in Medicare patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation was independently associated with lower medical costs averaging $9,836 per patient, per year.

Mercaldi C, Ciaramentaro M, Hahn B, Chalissery G. Cost Efficiency of Anticoagulation with Warfarin to Prevent Stroke in Medicare Beneficiaries with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation. Stroke. 2011; 42(1): 112-8. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/short/42/1/112

Reference

Title
Cost Efficiency of Anticoagulation with Warfarin to Prevent Stroke in Medicare Beneficiaries with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation
Publication
Stroke
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Mercaldi C, Ciaramentaro M, Hahn B, Chalissery G
Volume & Issue
Volume 42, Issue 1
Pages
112-8
URL
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