Detection and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Stroke or TIA in Clinical Practice

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Detection and Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Stroke or TIA in Clinical Practice
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common condition of cardioembolic stroke, and anticoagulation is the treatment generally indicated for secondary prevention and in some cases for primary prevention. The prevalence of AF is strongly associated with …
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Selection of patients for intra-arterial treatment for acute ischaemic stroke
… Trial of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischaemic Stroke in the Netherlands trial (derivation cohort) and 260 patients with intracranial occlusion from the Interventional Management of Stroke III trial (validation cohort). Main outcome measures The …
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Malnutrition in Patients with Acute Stroke
This paper reviews the evaluation and management of malnutrition and the use of specialized nutrition support in patients with stroke. Emphasis is given to enteral tube and oral feeding and to strategies to wean from tube feeding. Malnutrition is …
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