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Dr Chris Steadman is an NHS and Private Consultant Cardiologist working in Poole and Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

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NOACs approved by NICE

Chris Steadman


The three currently licensed non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) – dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban – have been approved by NICE as options for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation