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Anticoagulation management and risk of thromboembolism in healthy youth with atrial fibrillation: Data from a multi-institutional PACES collaborative registry

Published:August 03, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2022.07.018
      Stroke is a well-defined complication of atrial fibrillation (AF) in adults. Risks and benefits of anticoagulation management in this patient population are extensively studied resulting in well-defined clinical practice guidelines.
      • January C.T.
      • Wann L.S.
      • Calkins H.
      • et al.
      2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society in collaboration with the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
      In contrast, there are limited data in healthy children and young adults.

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