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The mission of the Veterans Research and Education Foundation of St. Louis is to improve the health and well-being of Veterans through research and education conducted within the VA St. Louis Health Care System.

Apixaban for the Reduction of Thromo-Embolism in Patients with Device-Detected Sub-Clinical Atrial Fibrillation

The main purpose of the ARTESiA study, is to determine if the use of apixaban in patients with sub-clinical atrial fibrillation (SCAF) will reduce the incidence of stroke and systemic embolism compared to aspirin.

PI: Dr. Molly Sachdev

Study Coordinators: Linda Schimmoeller and Becca Kammer

This study is currently enrolling. To learn more about ARTESiA and how you can join contact our research office at (314) 289-7690.