Medical Xpress: New risk score assesses stroke risk after MI without A-fib

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

João Pedro Ferreira, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Lorraine in France, and colleagues pooled data from four trials (22,904 patients) to identify risk factors (excluding AF) for the occurrence of stroke and to develop a calibrated and validated stroke risk score in patients with MI and heart failure and/or systolic dysfunction. The researchers found that over a median 1.9 years of follow-up, 660 patients (2.9 percent) had a stroke. (February 28, 2018)

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