Older age, higher body mass index, hypertension and the absence of diabetes can help identify people at higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) after an embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS), a new study shows. An analysis of the international RE-SPECT ESUS study of dabigatran versus aspirin, originally published in 2015, found 7.5% of ...
Simple measures can identify stroke patients with high AF risk
By Mardi Chapman
8 Dec 2021