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Stroke due to occlusive disease: predictors of atrial fibrillation

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   25 November 2022
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Takeaway

  • Congestive heart failure and left atrial enlargement independently predicted atrial fibrillation (AF) detection within 1 year among patients with ischaemic stroke because of large- or small-vessel disease.

Why this matters

  • Routine use of continuous monitoring for AF using insertable technology is limited by risks, costs, and uncertainty surrounding its...

          

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