Outcome of men and women after atrial fibrillation and stroke.

@article{Jnsson2015OutcomeOM,
  title={Outcome of men and women after atrial fibrillation and stroke.},
  author={A C J{\"o}nsson and Johanna Ek and Christine Kremer},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2015},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={125-31}
}
OBJECTIVES Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a well-known risk factor for ischaemic stroke. The aim was to examine long-term outcome of men and women after stroke related to AF. METHODS Patients with AF and ischaemic stroke were followed up 1 year and 5 years after stroke. Level of dependence (Barthel Index), disability (modified Rankin Scale), risk factors, mortality and stroke prophylaxis before and after stroke were analysed. All parameters were compared between men and women. RESULTS From a… CONTINUE READING
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