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Atrial fibrillation genetic risk and ischemic stroke mechanisms

Abstract:

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a leading cause of cardioembolic stroke, but the relationship between AF and noncardioembolic stroke subtypes are unclear. Because AF may be unrecognized, and because AF has a substantial genetic basis, we assessed for predisposition to AF across ischemic stroke subtypes.We examined associations between AF genetic risk and Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment stroke subtypes in 2374 ambulatory individuals with ischemic stroke and 5175 without from the Wellc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1161/strokeaha.116.016198

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Lubitz, SA
Grant:
2014105
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Lubitz, SA
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2014105
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Funding agency for:
Malik, R
Grant:
667375
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Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Stroke Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
6
Pages:
1451-1456
Publication date:
2017-05-03
Acceptance date:
2017-03-21
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Pmid:
28468926
Source identifiers:
693426

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