Abstract Number: 181
EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF APIXABAN IN COMPARISON WITH WARFARIN FOR STROKE PREVENTION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.
Background: Atrial fibrillation leads to increased risk of systemic embolism (SE) and stroke. To decrease the occurrence of stroke/SE, anticoagulation is routinely prescribed. Recently, non-vitamin K anticoagulants like apixaban and rivaroxaban have become more popular [...]