Is it OK to start NOACs in your CHD patients with Afib?

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Takeaway 

  • Prospective registry data indicate that starting patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) and atrial arrhythmias on nonvitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) is safe in the short term.
  • Switching from a vitamin K antagonist (VKA) also seems to be safe.
  • Minor adverse events al...