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Practitioner 2011; 255 (1739): 8-9

Stratifying stroke risk in atrial fibrillation

20 Apr 2011Registered users

The CHA2DS2-VASc score appears to be better than the CHADS2 score at predicting patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who will have a stroke over the next 10 years. It is also more accurate in identifying those at very low risk who do not need anticoagulation, a registry-based study has found.

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