Sex dropped from 1st AF guidelines

The first CSANZ and National Heart Foundation of Australia guidelines for atrial fibrillation (AF) have introduced a ‘sexless’ version of the CHA2DS2-VASc score for predicting stroke risk. The guidelines, launched this week at the CSANZ 2018 conference in Brisbane, maintain the importance of stroke risk stratification in people with AF but with the “CHA2DS2-VA” score ...

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