Validation of risk stratification schemes for predicting stroke and thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation: nationwide cohort study

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    Abstract

    To evaluate the individual risk factors composing the CHADS(2) (Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age ≥ 75 years, Diabetes, previous Stroke) score and the CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc (CHA(2)DS(2)-Vascular disease, Age 65-74 years, Sex category) score and to calculate the capability of the schemes to predict thromboembolism.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalB M J
    Volume342
    Pages (from-to)d124
    ISSN0959-8146
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Keywords

    • Aged
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Female
    • Hospitalization
    • Humans
    • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
    • Male
    • Risk Assessment
    • Stroke
    • Thromboembolism
    • Vitamin K

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