Study shows: Earlier start of treatment with blood thinners after stroke is safe and more effective
An international clinical study led by Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, and the University of Bern has shown that anticoagulation (blood thinning) can be started earlier in people with stroke and atrial fibrillation than previously recommended in the guidelines. The earlier treatment could reduce the risk of having another stroke without increasing the risk of bleeding. The results of the study were published in the journal "New England Journal of Medicine".
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