MODERATED POSTERS: CLINICAL ASPECTS OF RISK PREDICTION AND ETIOLOGY IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION Academic Article uri icon

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  • Introduction: The 2 most commonly used risk scores to predict thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation-AF are the CHADS2 and the CHA2DS2-VASC tthat use Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension, Age> 75, Diabetes mellitus and previous Stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). The CHA2DS2-VASC score ADDS in addition Vascular disease, age> 65 and female sex There is a controversy as to which score performs better in terms of risk prediction. Aim: To compare and describe the predictive ability of these risk scores in a large contemporary cohort of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in israel Methods: The Clalit Health Services (CHS) computerized database of 2,420,000 adults, includes data of community clinic visits, hospital discharge records, medical diagnoses, medications, medical interventions and laboratory test results. During 2004-2012, 98,811 …

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  • June 1, 2015