Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke


D espite atrial fibrillation (AF) being the most common cardiac arrhythmia, its asymptomatic (and sometimes, paroxysmal) nature makes subsequent detection and diagnosis challenging. Ischemic stroke as a result of AF is usually more severe and results in greater functional loss, and patients with undetected AF will undoubtedly by at greater risk of recurrent… (More)