Treatment Update for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillaton & What’s New in Hypertension 2018

Treatment Update for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillaton What’s New in Hypertension 2018


Dr. Eugene Crystal
Electrophysiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences

Dr. Amin
Nephrologist and hypertension specialist,
General Internal Medicine,

Date: Thursday March 22, 2018

Miller Tavern
3885 Yonge St, Toronto, ON

Schedule: 6:30 p.m. Registration | 7:00 p.m. Presentation


  1. Compare and contrast oral factor Xa inhibitors in Canada and their role in the treatment of stroke prevention in AF, including the newest NOAC Edoxaban
  2. Discuss key findings from recent novel oral anticoagulant clinical trials in AF
  3. Integrate new guidelines for hypertension management including:
    • Use of longer-acting over shorter-acting diuretics
    • Use of single pill combinations as a first-line treatment

Please confirm your attendance by Tuesday March 20th, 2018

Tristin Carter (647) 546-2365 or Alim Dhanani (647) 221-2232

 In agreement with the most updated Rx & D Code of Conduct this invitation is extended only to healthcare professionals. Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.


Mar 22 2018


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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