Noninvasive Cardiac Event Monitoring to Detect Atrial Fibrillation After Ischemic Stroke

@inproceedings{Higgins2013NoninvasiveCE,
  title={Noninvasive Cardiac Event Monitoring to Detect Atrial Fibrillation After Ischemic Stroke},
  author={Peter Higgins and Peter W Macfarlane and Jesse Dawson and Gordon T. McInnes and Peter Langhorne and Kennedy R. Lees},
  year={2013}
}
Ischemic stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the developed world and the third leading cause of mortality. Healthcare-related costs are high and effective preventative strategies are crucial in reducing the burden of disease. Atrial fibrillation (AF) predisposes to the formation of thrombus within the left atrium and consequently to… CONTINUE READING