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Estimated prevalence of silent atrial fibrillation in acute ischemic stroke patients
Benha Journal of Applied Sciences
Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects over 34 million people globally and is linked to a five-fold increase in the risk of ischemic disease, which is the primary cause of mortality and long-term disability. Aim: identify silent AF prevailing in acute ischemical stroke. Methods: The present research was conducted on (100) ischemic stroke patients. All patients were subjected to complete clinical examination, ECG and CT brain. In 56% of patients, the normal sinus rhythm and 44%, AF were previouslydoi:10.21608/bjas.2021.210897 fatcat:bjief6zwqnh3lmsv63j54gw5vi