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.