What are the ACCP recommendations for use of long-term anticoagulation therapy in atrial flutter (AFL)?

Updated: Nov 18, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence Rosenthal, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey N Rottman, MD  more...
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Use long-term anticoagulation for patients with persistent or paroxysmal atrial flutter. As with AF, keep the INR at 2-3 to optimize the therapeutic effect and minimize the risk of bleeding.


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