Optimal Duration of Monitoring for Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke: A Nonsystematic Review

@inproceedings{Hariri2016OptimalDO,
  title={Optimal Duration of Monitoring for Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke: A Nonsystematic Review},
  author={Essa Hariri and Ahmad Hachem and Georges Sarkis and Samer Z Nasr},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2016}
}
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common form of cardiac arrhythmias and an independent risk factor for stroke. Despite major advances in monitoring strategies, clinicians tend to miss the diagnoses of AF and especially paroxysmal AF due mainly to its asymptomatic presentation and the rather limited duration dedicated for monitoring for AF after a stroke… CONTINUE READING