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Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation

NOAC for AF Practical Guide

Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Arrhythmias and Device Therapy
Aortic Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Stroke

Welcome to the page that accompanies the EHRA Practical Guide on the use of novel oral anticoagulant drugs (NOACs) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF). This page contains resources that may be of help in your daily practice, like the proposed universal NOAC patient card, links to the AF guideline text and the practical guide itself, and soon also links to a slide set and a key messages booklet of the practical guide. If you have comments or suggestions, please submit them via the feedback form below. We hope that you appreciate the practical guide and web page and look forward to your feedback!

On behalf of EHRA and the Writing Committee,
Prof. Dr. Hein Heidbuchel


2015 Practical Guide Documents

Updated European Heart Rhythm Association Practical Guide on the use of non-vitamin K antagonist anticoagulants in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation:

Full Guide (pdf) / In EP Europace

2015 Patient cards (downloadable and ready for print) - English

Download A7 / Download A5

EHJ Executive Summary (pdf) / In the EHJ

Slide set (pdf)

Coming soon:  Other translated patient cards

2013 version of the guide:  Full article (pdf) 



Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines


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Review in the European Heart Journal | Press release