• STROKE-VT: DOACs superior to aspirin at stroke prevention after LV arrhythmia ablation

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Among patients who underwent left ventricular arrhythmia ablation with a radiofrequency catheter, direct oral anticoagulants were superior to aspirin in preventing cerebrovascular events, according to the results of the STROKE-VT trial.
    For the trial, presented at Heart Rhythm 2021 and simultaneously published in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, MD, FHRS, medical director of the Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute at HCA Midwest Health in Overland, Kansas, and colleagues randomly assigned 246 patients who underwent LV arrhythmia ablation - for ventricular
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