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Increased Occult Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke Asian Patients

71 patients with cryptogenic stroke had implantable loop monitor placement. Primary endpoint of atrial fibrillation detection was via implantable loop monitor: incidence at 6 months was 12.9%; at 12 months of 15.2%. The authors concluded that occult atrial fibrillation is high in Asian patients with cryptogenic stroke.

http://doi/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2018.03.019.  accessed 18 September 2018.

Contributors: Gloria Wu MD, Kevin Lu BS

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