Jeff S. Healey, M levitracanada.biz .D., Stuart J. Connolly, M.D., Michael R. Gold, M.D., Carsten W. Israel, M.D., Isabelle C. Van Gelder, M.D., Alessandro Capucci, M.D., C.P. Lau, M.D., Eric Fain, M.D., Sean Yang, M.Sc., Christophe Bailleul, M.D., Carlos A. Morillo, M.D., Tag Carlson, M.D., Ellison Themeles, M.Sc., Elizabeth S. Kaufman, M.D., and Stefan H. Hohnloser, M.D. For the ASSERT Investigators: Subclinical Atrial Fibrillation and the Risk of Stroke Atrial fibrillation could be asymptomatic and subclinical consequently.1,2 Epidemiologic research indicate that many individuals with atrial fibrillation on screening electrocardiograms had not previously received a analysis of atrial fibrillation.3 About 15 percent of strokes are due to documented atrial fibrillation, and 50 to 60 percent to documented cerebrovascular disease,4-7 however in about 25 percent of patients who’ve ischemic strokes, no etiologic factor is determined.
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