Can dabigatran prescribed in patient with valvular atrial fibrillation?

Can dabigatran prescribed in patient with valvular atrial fibrillation?

Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks will discuss whether dabigatran can be prescribed in patients with atrial fibrillation in this video. Dabigatran should not be used in mechanical prosthetic heart valve. Warfarin is given in such patients and INR has to be maintained above 3. He will further explain the complications also.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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