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Dabigatran in the setting of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: the road ahead
  1. Aref A Bin Abdulhak1,
  2. Abdur Rahman Khan2,
  3. Imad M Tleyjeh3,4,
  4. Alan P Wimmer1,5
  1. 1Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  2. 2Department of Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, USA
  3. 3Division of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
  4. 4Department of Medicine, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  5. 5Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas, Missouri, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aref A Bin Abdulhak, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA; binabdulhaka{at}umkc.edu

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To the Editor We read with interest the study by Providencia et al1 which demonstrated that dabigatran had a similar efficacy and safety profile as warfarin in the setting of catheter ablation (CA) of atrial fibrillation (AF). These findings concur with two other meta-analyses on the same topic (including one from our group), which have been …

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