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Several clinical and non-clinical risk factors for stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation have been identified, and clinically useful classification schemes have been developed to facilitate risk stratification in these patients.

Both a history of hypertension and systolic blood pressure >160 mmHg have been shown to be consistent independent risk factors for stroke, resulting in a twofold increase in stroke risk.

Articles

Atrial Fibrosis, Ischaemic Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation

Published:

15 December 2021

Citation:

Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2021;10(4):225–9.

Impact of Catheter Ablation on Stroke, Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Published:

27 October 2021

Citation:

Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2021;10(3):205–10.

How Old is Too Old? Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale in Older Patients

Published:

21 October 2021

Citation:

US Cardiology Review 2021;15:e20.

Redefining the Standard for Atrial Fibrillation: A Patient-centric Report

Published:

25 February 2021

Citation:

European Cardiovascular Review 2021;16(Suppl 1):1–6.