Detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with newly diagnosed ischaemic stroke
Scottish Health Technologies Group
Record ID 32018001255
Authors' objectives: The National Planning atrial fibrillation subgroup asked us to review the published evidence on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of various strategies to detect paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) in patients with newly diagnosed ischaemic stroke who are selected to have prolonged electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring.
Authors' results and conclusions: Although ambulatory ECG technologies are useful for detecting paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, the evidence does not tell us the best way to use it.
Project Status: Completed
URL for project: http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/technologies_and_medicines/topics_assessed/assessment_04-21.aspx
Year Published: 2021
URL for published report: https://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/technologies_and_medicines/topics_assessed/assessment_04-21.aspx
Requestor: National Planning Atrial fibrillation subgroup
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Full HTA
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Ischemic Stroke
- Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
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