Predictors for atrial fibrillation detection after cryptogenic stroke: Results from CRYSTAL AF.

@article{Thijs2016PredictorsFA,
  title={Predictors for atrial fibrillation detection after cryptogenic stroke: Results from CRYSTAL AF.},
  author={Vincent Thijs and Johannes Brachmann and Carlos A. Morillo and Rod S. Passman and Tommaso Sanna and Richard Alan Bernstein and Hans-Christoph Diener and Vincenzo Di Lazzaro and Marilyn Mollman Rymer and Laurence Hogge and Tyson B Rogers and Paul D. Ziegler and Manish D. Assar},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={261-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We assessed predictors of atrial fibrillation (AF) in cryptogenic stroke (CS) or transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients who received an insertable cardiac monitor (ICM). METHODS We studied patients with CS/TIA who were randomized to ICM within the CRYSTAL AF study. We assessed whether age, sex, race, body mass index, type and severity of index ischemic event, CHADS2 score, PR interval, and presence of diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure, or patent foramen ovale and… CONTINUE READING
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