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Atrial fibrillation detection and treatment matters
In stroke patients, additional ECG monitoring by long-term non- invasive ECG monitors or implanted loop recorders should be considered to document silent atrial fibrillation.
The CRYSTAL-AF Study found that short- and intermediate-term cardiac monitoring may miss many patients with paroxysmal AF.
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