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New Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) are safe, efficient, but expensive

NOACs are ideal for the elderly with non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Amal Banerjee

Senior Cardiologist

<a href="http://www.fortishealthcare.com/">Fortis Hospital, Kolkata</a>


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Dr. Amal Banerjee

</b>Actually, the issue is that atrial fibrillation in India the prevalence of atrial fibrillation is increasing in India years after years. Atrial fibrillation, the most important issue, the first step of atrial fibrillation is the prevention of thromboembolism. What we say is that any patient having the atrial fibrillation more than 48 hours, he should receive the anticoagulation, that is the protocol is there; if we have some CHADS-VASc score. With this scoring, any patient having at the score of 1 then the patient may have the only antiplatelet aspirin, the two option is the patient may have gone for the dual antiplatelet that the people liked or aspirin or they go to oral anticoagulant but the score more than 2 he should (1


Dr.Kunal Jhaveri

</b>Thanks a lot, so we have good insight from Dr. Amal Kumar Banerjee who is currently associated as a consultant interventional cardiologist from Kolkata and he has already very good role in the Cardiology Society of India as a president and also he was the past president of API and also was associated with the SAARC CSI. Thanks a lot for your valuable opinions and comments.



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