Left atrial thrombus predicts transient ischemic attack in patients with atrial fibrillation.

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BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is widely accepted as a direct cause of cardioembolic stroke from left atrial (LA) thrombus formation. However, the relationship between LA thrombus and transient ischemic attack (TIA) in patients with AF is less well established. METHODS Two hundred sixty-one adult patients (mean age 66 +/- 11 years, 220 men and 41… (More)

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