The effect of atrial fibrillation on stroke-related inpatient costs in Sweden: a 3-year analysis of registry incidence data from 2001.


OBJECTIVE Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an important risk factor for stroke. It is prevalent in approximately one-fourth of stroke patients, and predictive of worse outcomes. This study aimed to analyze the effect of AF on stroke-related inpatient costs among first-ever stroke patients in Sweden. METHODS Hospitalizations and death records were monitored for… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2008.00359.x


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