Article Abstract

Dynamic stroke risk scores of atrial fibrillation

Authors: Minjae Yoon, Boyoung Joung

Abstract

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with a nearly fivefold increased risk of ischemic stroke, and that 1 in 5 cases of stroke can be attributed to this arrhythmia (1-3). Stroke prevention is a major priority in the clinical management of AF.