Stroke prevention guidelines become gender neutral with CHA2DS2-VA score

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

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