August 18, 2017

Atrial Fibrillation, Coumadin®, & the CHADS2 Score–StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Manish Shah

If you have atrial fibrillation, how do you know your risk of stroke and whether or not you should be taking Coumadin® or warfarin? Dr. Manish Shah talks about the CHADS2 scoring system that addresses this afib controversy and how your doctor will assess your CHADS2 score. Dr. Shah is an electrophysiologist, Associate Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Research at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. StopAfib.org, at www.StopAfib.org, is for atrial fibrillation patients by afib patients. A full video transcript can be found at stopafib.org

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