Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation

Global Calgary’s Heather Yourex recently covered the topic of increased risk of stroke resulting from atrial fibrillation.  The Libin Cardiovascular Institute‘s Dr. L. Brent Mitchell, a leading cardiologist specializing in cardiac electrophysiology, spoke to the topic of treatment via warfarin or the new drug dabigatran (a.k.a. pradaxa).  Click the picture or the Global TV link below to watch (will play after an advertisement).

Global TV Coverage

Prior CBC Radio interview of Dr. D. George Wyse on Dabigatran (Pradaxa)

Other blog posts featuring Dr. L. Brent Mitchell

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