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dc.contributorGrose, Danielen_US
dc.contributorMaylin, Erinen_US
dc.contributorKraemer, Thomasen_US
dc.contributorSharma, Ananden_US
dc.contributorOqueli, Ernestoen_US
dc.contributorChurilov, Len_US
dc.contributorSahathevan, Rameshen_US
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-08T22:10:47Z-
dc.date.available2020-01-08T22:10:47Z-
dc.date.issued2019-
dc.identifier.govdoc01350en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11054/1496-
dc.description.abstractBackground and Aims: An increasing proportion of ischaemic strokes are classified as embolic stroke of undermined source (ESUS). It is established that approximately a third of ESUS are due to paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF). The diagnosis of AF can be straightforward but often requires invasive and costly cardiac monitoring. We have previously reviewed established risk-predictors of atrial fibrillation, based on an amalgam of variables such as age, sex and cardiovascular risk factors. Since development of the concept of ESUS in 2014, there have been additional and new developments in identifying singular novel predictors. We sought to identify and summarise novel predictors of atrial fibrillation to inform the development of a new clinical tool to assess the risk and perhaps predict atrial fibrillation following ESUS. Methods: A systematic review of the literature was preformed to identify studies that examined singular predictors of atrial fibrillation published from 2014 onwards. Results: A total of 29 articles were identified from more than 130 that met our search criteria articles. Conclusions: Newly validated measurements based on electrocardiogram and echocardiogram have been identified to predict AF in stroke patients. In addition we identified biomarkers of AF including several intrinsic cardiac hormones. These new potential markers of AF in stroke should be combined with more traditional risk predictors to develop a new tool to assess the individuals’ risk of AF following ESUS. This would guide the need for further cardiac monitoring and aid risk-stratification of patients who might benefit from the use of direct oral anticoagulants.en_US
dc.description.provenanceSubmitted by Gemma Siemensma (gemmas@bhs.org.au) on 2019-05-29T00:37:59Z No. of bitstreams: 1 ESOC 2019 Poster New predictors of atrial fibrillation is ESUS_ a systematic review.pdf: 1336697 bytes, checksum: 0860f6597cffcf0de6dc60d37bcb3473 (MD5)en
dc.description.provenanceApproved for entry into archive by Gemma Siemensma (gemmas@bhs.org.au) on 2020-01-08T22:10:47Z (GMT) No. of bitstreams: 1 ESOC 2019 Poster New predictors of atrial fibrillation is ESUS_ a systematic review.pdf: 1336697 bytes, checksum: 0860f6597cffcf0de6dc60d37bcb3473 (MD5)en
dc.description.provenanceMade available in DSpace on 2020-01-08T22:10:47Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 1 ESOC 2019 Poster New predictors of atrial fibrillation is ESUS_ a systematic review.pdf: 1336697 bytes, checksum: 0860f6597cffcf0de6dc60d37bcb3473 (MD5) Previous issue date: 2019en
dc.titleNew predictors of atrial fibrillation is ESUS – a systematic review.en_US
dc.typeConferenceen_US
dc.type.specifiedPosteren_US
dc.bibliographicCitation.conferencedateMay 22- 24en_US
dc.bibliographicCitation.conferencename5th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC)en_US
dc.bibliographicCitation.conferenceplaceMilan, Italyen_US
dc.subject.healththesaurusPAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATIONen_US
dc.subject.healththesaurusCARDIAC MONITORINGen_US
dc.subject.healththesaurusRISK PREDICTORSen_US
dc.subject.healththesaurusEMBOLIC STROKE OF UNDERMINED SOURCEen_US
dc.subject.healththesaurusCARDIAC HORMONESen_US
dc.subject.healththesaurusBIOMARKERSen_US
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