CHADS₂, CHA₂S₂DS₂-VASc, and long-term stroke outcome in patients without atrial fibrillation.


OBJECTIVE CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores are used to assess stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). We investigated whether these scores are associated with stroke outcome in non-AF stroke patients. METHODS Consecutive patients with acute first-ever ischemic stroke but without AF were classified into subgroups according to prestroke CHADS2… (More)
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318287281b