Published: 30 April 2015
Author(s): Rolf P. Engelberger, Georg Noll, Dominique Schmidt, Adriano Alatri, Benedikt Frei, Walter E. Kaiser, Nils Kucher
Section: Original Article

Rivaroxaban has become an alternative to vitamin-K antagonists (VKA) for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) patients due to its favourable risk–benefit profile in the restrictive setting of a large randomized trial. However in the primary care setting, physician's motivation to begin with rivaroxaban, treatment satisfaction and the clinical event rate after the initiation of rivaroxaban are not known.

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