Future stroke risk stratification scores in AF patients should integrate carotid disease given the high rate of concomitant disease, Australian researchers say. A meta-analysis of the evidence from 48 studies found AF and carotid stenosis co-exist in about 10% of patients and non-stenotic carotid disease is found in about half of patients with AF. The ...
Stroke risk tools need to include carotid disease
By Mardi Chapman
21 Oct 2020